BROCKTON, Mass. (WBZ NewsRadio) — Early on Black Friday morning, Brockton Police responded to multiple calls of gunshots ringing out on Davids Street. ShotSpotter, Brockton's electronic gun detection system, notified police that shots were fired just before 1:30 a.m, police said.
Upon arriving at the scene, police located a suspect that was barricaded inside 33 Davids Street, authorities moved to evacuate a nearby building as a precaution. Police said they found three vehicles that had sustained damage from apparent gunfire. They sent for their Special Reaction Team (SRT) immediately, police said.
"The crisis negotiator for the Brockton Police SRT communicated with the suspect, who then exited the residence, and we took him into custody without incident," said Lt. Paul Bonanca, Chief of Detectives.
Police arrested Kenny Rodrigues of Brockton, on charges of assault & battery with a dangerous weapon and the discharging of a firearm within 500 feet of a building.
Brockton Police SRT executed a search warrant of the premises, finding and seizing one Glock firearm, one long rifle, two high-capacity ammunition magazines, other assorted ammunition, crack cocaine, and another gun that was on the ground near the address.
Police also said they arrested Luis Rodrigues, who faced multiple drug and weapons charges of his own.
WBZ's Mike Macklin reports.