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Merrimack Valley

April 13, 2013

Lawrence man shot in foot

LAWRENCE — A 38-year-old man was treated for gunshot wounds to both feet following an incident at a party early Thursday morning.

The victim, of Riverside Drive, Lawrence, said he was at the Ward 6 Club the previous night where he met a girl whose house he went to after the club closed.

He said that at some point, around 5 a.m., a person approached him and started shooting. The shooter was described as about 6 feet tall, with short hair and medium build.

The victim said as he ran from the scene, he was struck by two bullets. He was driven to the hospital by two female friends. He had a bullet lodged in the left instep, with an entry wound on the rear ankle. He had another wound to his right, second toe, according to a police report.

The victim was uncooperative with police, refusing to say where the party was or who he was with.


Breaking and entering, motor vehicle: Infinity G35’s passenger window smashed, stereo and dash console removed, Costello Park, 1:30 a.m.

Shots fired: 406 Lowell St., 5:24 a.m.

Larceny: 85 Andover St., 9:46 a.m.

Arrest: Abbott and Parker streets, 1:31 p.m.

Breaking and entering: 21 Garfield St., 2 p.m.

Arrest: Showcase Cinema, 141 Winthrop Ave., 3:18 p.m.

Breaking and entering: 42 Lisa Lane, 5:14 p.m.

Arrests: Dennis Sweeney, 54, of 15 Wheelock St., Manchester, N.H., knowingly present where heroin is found; Dennis Sweeney II, 29, of 402 Auburn St., Manchester, N.H., possession of heroin; Fernando Vidal, 18, of 237 High St., Lawrence, distribution of heroin, distribution of heroin near a school/park; Robert Ledesma, 17, of 359 Broadway St., #3, Lawrence, distribution of heroin, possession with intent to distribute heroin, Saratoga St. and Sunset Ave., 5:35 p.m.

Arrest: Elvis Rivera, 36, of 70 Union St., #13, Lawrence, possession of burglary tools, attempted breaking and entering into motor vehicles, North Common, 6:10 p.m.

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