Man arrested after 60-year-old woman wounded by shooting on MBTA bus
A 33-year-old man is now facing an assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (firearm) charge, along with other firearm-related charges.
A 33-year-old man is facing charges after a 60-year-old woman was shot on an MBTA bus outside of Andrew Station last week.
MBTA Transit Police arrested Dason Alves of Dorchester this week after issuing a photo of a person wanted for questioning in the shooting.
Police previously released a statement saying the shooting “may have been accidental,” according to reporting by NBC 10 Boston.
Alves is now facing an assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (firearm) charge, along with other firearm-related charges, police said.
The shooting took place Dec. 30 shortly before 5:30 p.m., according to authorities.
The victim was taken to a local hospital with injuries that were not considered to be life threatening, Boston 25 News reported.
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