At about 5:45 AM on Wednesday March 24, 2021, officers assigned to the BPD Fugitive Unit along with members of the U.S. Marshals HIDTA Fugitive Task Force and the Brockton Police Department located and arrested Shawn Murphy, 49, of Brockton in the area of 140 Colonel Bell Drive in Brockton by virtue of an outstanding straight warrant.
The warrant was issued out of Dorchester District Court on charges of Unlawful Possession of a Firearm (3rd and Subsequent Offense), Carrying a Loaded Firearm without a License and Discharging a Firearm within 500 Feet of a Dwelling stemming from a non-fatal shooting that occurred at about 9:29 PM on Thursday March 4, 2021 in the area of 1911 Dorchester Avenue. During the incident, an adult male victim was located and transported to a local area hospital for treatment of injuries which were considered non-life threatening. The suspect was identified and charged following a multijurisdictional investigation by District C-11 Detectives.
The suspect is expected to be arraigned in Dorchester District Court.