East Bridgewater police arrest 2 teens in connection to shots fired after car-chase

EAST BRIDGEWATER, Mass. (WLNE) — The East Bridgewater Police Department said they arrested two teenagers from Brockton in connection to a targeted shooting.

Police said 18-year-old Bryce Lucas and a 17-year-old boy, both from Brockton, were arrested after their arrest on Saturday.

According to police records, they received multiple calls reporting a gray Ford truck driving slowly around Cedar Street, followed by shots fired.

Officers responding to the scene said they passed the suspected gray truck and immediately attempted to stop it.

The vehicle sped off and engaged police in a pursuit towards Route 14, heading towards Brockton, according to officials.

During the chase, police said the two teens crashed the truck and fled the scene on-foot.  They were later located by police and identified as Lucas and the 17-year-old boy.

They were both arrested without incident, police said.

When police searched Lucas, they said they found a semi-automatic pistol magazine with no ammunition.

Investigations revealed that several bullets struck a home on Central Street, the gun that was used in the shooting was later located near the scene of the crime.

No injuries were reported but police said the incident was not a random act of violence.

Lucas was held on $200,040 bail and is scheduled to be arraigned in Brockton District Court at a later date.

The 17-year-old was also held on $250,040 bail and will be arraigned at a later date.

Charges against Bryce Lucas are as follows:

  • Assault and battery attempt with a firearm
  • Discharge of a firearm within 500 feet of a building
  • Carrying a firearm without a license
  • Carrying ammunition without an FID card
  • Possession of a large-capacity feeding device
  • Threat to a commit a crime
  • Conspiracy to commit a crime

Charges against the 17-year-old boy are as follows:

  • Failure to stop for police
  • Reckless operation of a motor vehicle
  • Unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle
  • Speeding in violation of special regulation
  • Threat to commit a crime
  • Conspiracy to commit a crime
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