An arrest warrant has issued for a 26-year-old Haverhill man police said shot another man in the abdomen yesterday morning in downtown Lowell to avoid taking a punch.
The suspect was identified this afternoon as Dwayne Johnson.
Police said the victim, 24, and also of Haverhill, was in serious condition at a Boston hospital.
Witnesses told police the victim was hanging out with friends on Palmer Street yesterday at approximately 2:15 p.m. when he encountered Johnson while attempting to head home.
Source: Boston Herald