DANVERS — Police chief Neil F. Ouellette announces that the Danvers Police Department responded at 23:03 hours on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 to the Knight’s Inn at 225 Newbury St. for a report of a shooting.
Danvers Police responded to the scene and requested the assistance of the Massachusetts State Police and the North East Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council. The area was secured and made safe by the NEMLEC SWAT Team. A suspect was taken into custody and two adult male victims with gunshot wounds to their lower extremities were transported to Beverly Hospital by Lyons Ambulance for treatment for their injuries.
The suspect, Jonathan R. Alequin, age 27, of La Crosse, Wis. will be arraigned in Salem District Court on Thursday.
The investigation is continuing under the direction of Detective Sergeant Phillip Tansey, Danvers Police detectives with the assistance of the State Police, and Crime Scene Services.