10-Year-Old Shot With BB Gun

The following information was supplied by the North Reading police department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

The following is a look at some of the calls handled by the  from Friday through Sunday. The information is open to the public.

Friday, Dec. 9

  • At 4:15 p.m., a Burroughs Road resident reported that she found a gold wedding band on her street near the bridge about three weeks ago. 
  • At 5:46 p.m., an unknown caller reported that packages were stolen from on Lowell Road.
  • At 5:48 p.m., an unknown caller reported a minor car accident on Main Street.
  • At 10:33 p.m., a Lowell Road resident reported noise coming from the apartment above her. She believes it was a child running back and forth. The resident called again at 10:56 p.m. to report a loud banging coming from the apartment above her. 

Saturday, Dec. 10

  • At 12:18 p.m., a Timber Lane resident reported someone put white paint on the sign in front of their house.
  • At 9:41 p.m., an Abbott Road resident reported fireworks on her street. 

Sunday, Dec. 11

  • At 5:32 a.m., two emergency callers reported a car accident on North Street. One car hit a tree. The driver, a 63-year-old North Reading resident, was transported to the hospital and summonsed for posession to distribute a Class D substance.
  • At 11:39 a.m., a North Reading resident reported that while walking on Washington Street, she was approached by a male driving a peach Camry. The male asked her where the was located and if she needed a ride. She then saw the male in the library parking lot where he asked her again if she needed a ride. 
  • At 12:05 p.m., a Bishops Way resident reported that she noticed four fraudulent charges on her credit card.
  • At 12:35 p.m., a North Reading resident reported that her 10-year-old daughter and a friend were playing at when a juvenile with a BB gun shot her daughter in the face and stomach. The juvenile will be charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.
  • At 3:09 p.m., a loss prevention officer from reported that he detained an employee that stole $700.
  • At 5:34 p.m., a North Reading resident reported that his Ipod was taken from his pocket while he was at .
  • At 6:03 p.m., a Peabody Court resident reported damage to the passenger side of her car. She just noticed the damage, but thinks it may have happened last week.
  • At 6:18 p.m., a Burroughs Road resident reported hitting a dog on Main Street. The dog ran into the woods. Police were unable to locate the dog, which may have been a coyote.

For questions about this blotter, email northreading@patch.com.

Eileen M. December 14, 2011 at 12:02 AM
Did I read that right? That a 10 year old was shot with a bb gun in the face and stomach by another child? This should be front page news. My children spent alot of time at Clark Park this summer. What is being don about the child who shot the gun?
Eileen M. December 14, 2011 at 12:04 AM
And of course, my prayers to the victim and their family. Speedy recovery, little one.


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