A Taunton man is under arrest, charged with two counts of assault with intent to murder and one count of unlawful possession of a firearm, in connection with an incident in Plymouth last night on Forest Avenue.
Around 8:00 p.m. Plymouth Police received a report of a number of people with guns near 3 Forest Avenue. When the officers arrived in the area, they saw a 2006 Ford van traveling eastbound on Forest Avenue. When officers stopped the vehicle, one of the passengers, 21 year-old Trevor Wood of Taunton, got out of the vehicle wearing a bandana and carrying a handgun. Wood was told to drop the gun and, when he refused, he was shot by an officer. He suffered non-life threatening wounds and was taken by medflight helicopter to a hospital in Boston.
No arraignment date has been set.
11 others were charged with disturbing the peace, including 21 year-old Nikeisha Burden of Plymouth. Eight other adults are from Taunton and another is from Fall River.
A juvenile from Taunton was also arrested.