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Wanted suspect in New Bedford shooting arrested in Puerto Rico

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By Shannon O'Hara

news@abc6.com

The search for a shooter involved in an incident on April 21st ended this past Monday with the arrest of Noel Pizarro Carrion.  

The 21-year-old was arrested in Puerto Rico, where he fled to after shooting two men near the areas of Cottage St and Robeson St in New Bedford.

The two victims sustained bullet injuries in their arms and sides but were deemed to be in stable condition.

Carrion is facing five charges, including assault with intent to murder, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, unlawfully carrying a firearm, unlawfully carrying a loaded firearm and discharging a firearm within 500 ft of a dwelling.

No details of his capture are available.
Carrion is awaiting rendition to Massachusetts at a yet to be determined date.

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