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Second Man Arrested Following Shootout in Boston's Roslindale Neighborhood

Police say 'exchange of gunfire' took place on Newburgh Street following an undercover operation

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    Boston Police have arrested a second man in connection with a police involved shootout in the city's Roslindale section on Tuesday. (Published Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016)

    Boston Police have arrested a second man in connection with a police involved shootout in the city's Roslindale section on Tuesday.

    Massachusetts State Police said they were in Roslindale with Boston Police taking part in a joint gun trafficking investigation at a house on Newburgh Street. A shootout then ensued outside shortly after 4:30 p.m.

    "I heard a series of gunshots," said one neighbor. "It was quick and it was fast. And immediately I knew it wasn't fireworks."

    Police said when one man started to shoot at officers, they returned fire. Neither of the two officers involved or the two suspects were struck.

    Police Seek 1, Arrest 1 in Roslindale Shootout

    [NECN] Police Seek 1, Arrest 1 in Roslindale Shootout
    Police in Boston are looking for one man and arrested another following a shootout in the city's Roslindale neighborhood. (Published Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016)

    One man was taken into custody right away but authorities did not release his name. Police said he is being charged for assault with intent to murder.

    Police spent hours looking for 25-year-old Eric Rosado-Gonzalez. He was located at about 9:30 p.m. in the area of South and Robert Streets in Roslindale, according to police.

    Rosado-Gonzalez is expected to be charged for assault with intent to murder.

    SWAT crews and the Massachusetts State Police Special Tactical Operations (STOP) team spent hours going through specific homes and clearing them while searching for Rosado-Gonzalez. Officers with their guns drawn, alongside K-9 units, were going through yards, train tracks and parking lots.

    AERIAL FOOTAGE: 1 In Custody, 1 Sought

    [NECN] AERIAL FOOTAGE: 1 In Custody, 1 Sought
    Police in Boston had one person in custody and were seeking another after shots rang out in the city's Roslindale section. (Published Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016)

    Belgrade Avenue was shut down for about half a mile near the scene. The MBTA Commuter Rail Needham line from South Station was experiencing delays and cancellations due to the activity in the area.

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