Police Incident Reports A Selection of Noteworthy Incident Reports

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Incident Report for Case #2016-265436

Incident Type

Weapons Violation

Incident Date

07/28/2016 - 3:19 PM


6323 Woodington Way (Falk Elementary School)


Investigation Update 7-29-2016 9:15am


30-40 persons described as middle school age, high school age and young adults were involved in a physical fight in an open area near Falk Elementary School.  Some of the persons involved were armed with bricks, snow shovels and various other items including some believed to be armed with handguns.


An 18 year old victim suffered a gunshot wound to the shoulder and has been treated and released at a local hospital.


Several residents of the nearby Theresa Terrace/ Betty's Lane Neighborhood expressed their appreciation for the increased law enforcement presence in their neighbor as the incident was being investigated.


The investigation of crimes committed during this large disturbance are on-going.


Last updated 07/29/2016 at 9:17 AM by Capt. Brian Ackeret


At approximately 3:19 PM, MPD received a report of a disturbance or fight behind Falk Elementary School, involving adults and younger persons.  During this fight, there was a report of a single gunshot being fired.  On arrival, officers located an 18 year old male with an apparent gunshot wound.  He was transported to an area hospital with non life-threatening injuries.  MPD personnel are still investigating, and several people have been detained pursuant to this investigation.  MPD does not believe that this is a random incident.

Released 07/28/2016 at 5:38 PM by Sgt. Edward Marshall

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