18-Year-Old Shot Multiple Times in Washington Street Apartment

A young Peabody man was taken to Salem Hospital for treatment of the injuries.

Police say an 18-year-old Peabody man was shot multiple times on Thursday night.

Police, responding to a call that came in as a stabbing, arrived at 45 Washington St., Apt. 5 to instead find the young man suffering from gunshot wounds.

The man, whom police did not name, was taken to Salem Hospital for treatment.

Other than to say the shooting doesn't appear to have been random, police are staying tight-lipped.

This is the second shooting on Washington Street this year. A man was shot in the leg in an incident at 197 Washington St. on Jan. 3. Police have a suspect in that attack.

Peabody Patch will monitor the investigation and bring you more news when we know it.

Concerned citizen February 23, 2013 at 08:10 PM
Bonnie-Jean, I'm with you !!! Lets take our city back. Mayor Torigian(rest his soul)would have reacted to this swiftly unfortunately our current city government does not see this as a threat to the community. Chief Champagne is retiring this summer(bout time) and hopefully the new chief of police along with the city council will come up with a plan to address this ever increasing issue.
Leann Baldwin-Bowen February 23, 2013 at 08:34 PM
I tried to access this CAP index but it led me to Crime Forecasting software and could not access any of their reports without purchasing the software. It appeared to be a forprofit company that forcasts future crime risks. I actually do know quite a bit about this since knowing this information is part of my job. I will tell you that there are no accurate national gun violence statistics - what you are talking about does not in many cases include accidental shootings, suicide, or any of the other things that used to be captured by the CDC research. For instance, your report would not have captured the 3 year old boy killed by his 7 year old sister last week because she thought her mother's pink handgun was a toy. The other problem is that each city and/or state compiles their data differently so in many cases you are comparing apples and oranges. Then you have problem that states like MA have. We have responsible gun laws, but NH and RI do not - so people who want to purchase a gun without dealing with the MA regulations can easily do so. So again, you are not getting an accurate assessment about the MA laws in comparision to gun violence. The point I am trying to make is that you can't just look at raw data without going levels below to look at the real story. You also can't compare a well recognized polititian who gets death threats on a regular basis with your average person. He should have armed gaurds - he needs them - that is kind of a ridiculous argument.
Leann Baldwin-Bowen February 23, 2013 at 08:38 PM
One other small thing - I support the 2nd Amendment. But I think that we need to have more comprehensive and well thought out regulation (the second amendment does include the words "well regulated."
You stupid people. February 28, 2013 at 03:38 AM
Do people not understand that Peabody is just a city? Lynn is not infecting it. One city is no worse than the other. Every city has guns and drugs, murders and accidents. This boy is very lucky to still be alive, even if barely. I don't have "Christian morals", but I know that I'm hoping he gets better. And I'm hoping he's brave enough to say who did this to him. It has nothing to do with gun regulations. We have laws for the road, but we still have people enforcing the laws so people don't get hurt. If people want something, they'll get it. Drugs are illegal, people still get them. Laws don't make something impossible to get.
Monique March 08, 2013 at 05:05 AM
I'm Frankie's girlfriend he's doing good he's gunna have a long recovery . But with the support from his family and myself nd my family he will be back to normal in no time


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