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Man in stable condition at hospital
Plymouth police said they were forced to shoot a man Thursday evening after he charged at them with a knife.
Officers said they were called to the downtown area of Plymouth around 5:45 p.m. after getting a call from the man, who was making suicidal threats.
They said they found him in the downtown area, and when they approached him, he charged at them with the knife.
One of the responding officers opened fire and shot the unidentified man in the torso.
He was taken to Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Plymouth and is listed in stable condition.
He was arrested and charged with assault by means of a dangerous weapon.
Woman eight months pregnant involved in drunken crash, police say
Prosecutors say an Attleboro man drunkenly rammed his pickup truck into the rear of his pregnant daughter’s car during an argument.
Joseph Moore III was held on $5,000 bail after pleading not guilty Thursday to charges including drunken driving and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.
The Sun Chronicle reports that the 25-year-old woman, who’s eight months pregnant, declined medical treatment at the scene Wednesday afternoon.
Prosecutors say the woman drove away after an argument and Moore, with a blood alcohol content of .20, chased her and rear-ended her at an intersection. He then fled to a relative’s home.
Prosecutors say the impact knocked the cellphone from her hand.
Moore’s lawyer said vehicle damage was minor and noted that his client’s daughter did not obtain an emergency restraining order.
Mark Tomas Regan found hiding in attic, prosecutors say
BOSTON — A West Roxbury man was held without bail Monday after he allegedly shot his father to death in the home they shared.
Mark Tomas Regan, 33, was arraigned in West Roxbury Municipal Court in connection with the fatal shooting of Mark Thomas Regan, 66.
Prosecutors allege police found the victim dead at 105 Perham St. on Friday morning after they were called to the home for a wellness check. Officers allegedly found Mark Tomas Regan hiding in the attic.
The investigation revealed that some of the victim’s co-workers, concerned about his absence from work, visited the home on Wednesday. The defendant allegedly told them that he wasn’t home and was out with friends.
Mark Tomas Regan is currently on probation following a two and a half year house of correction sentence on a conviction for unlawful possession of a firearm and assault with a dangerous weapon.