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Shooting Near Waltham City Common This Morning

Nobody was injured.

A shooting occurred early this morning on Main Street near the City Common.

One person was shot at near 707 Main St. at around 1:18 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 27, according to Twitter user @Brianjdamico.

The bullet went through the intended victim’s jacket but did not strike him.

The suspect is described as a black male with a silver handgun, according to Twitter user @Squelchtone and fled west after the shooting. He was wearing a black sweatshirt, according to Twitter user @AlertNewEngland.

Tellnoone November 30, 2011 at 02:53 AM
Thank God for Twitter or we would know nothing! Shedk it aint your town no mo. Look around guy!!
Joe November 30, 2011 at 08:36 PM
Was this story confirmed with the police or is it just a bunch of silly twitter
Ryan Grannan-Doll November 30, 2011 at 08:49 PM
Hi, I have tried several times to get information from police on this, but nobody has been available for comment. Thanks for reading Patch.
Kathleen December 01, 2011 at 02:13 AM
There was also an armed robbery at Gardencrest.
Ryan Grannan-Doll December 01, 2011 at 04:19 AM
That's sad to hear. Unfortunately, crime is giving Waltham a bad name. It's a safe city.

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