Bridgewater: Police Investigate Shooting Of Taunton Man

Bridgewater Police are investigating after a Taunton man was shot Tuesday night.

Police say they were called to a Broad St. home around 11 p.m. after a resident reported an unconscious man on their back porch who appeared to be suffering from a gunshot wound.

The victim, identified as 42-year-old Andrew Bartlett, was taken to a local hospital with a gunshot wound to the shoulder.

His injuries aren’t believed to be life threatening.

Police seized Bartlett’s car, a gray Nissan Altima that was parked in the driveway of the home, as evidence and towed it to the police station.

Anyone with information on this incident is being asked to contact Bridgewater Police Detective Peter Balboni directly at 508-659-1540.

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About Dan McCready

Dan McCready is a South Shore native who’s happy to be back working in his home region. After graduating from Catholic Memorial High School, GO KNIGHTS! Dan attended Suffolk University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BA in Communications. After college Dan worked as a standup comic and actor appearing in several theatrical productions, independent films, and worked as a background extra in films and TV shows including Fever Pitch, Underdog, and Brotherhood while also working as a weekend overnight DJ on Easy 99.1. Eventually Dan began covering the Boston entertainment scene for Production Live Online and, after being bit by the journalism bug, decided to further his studies at Northeastern University, where he earned his master's degree. Since that time Dan has worked across many media platforms for organizations including the Patriot Ledger, Cape Cod Broadcasting, and 1420 WBSM in New Bedford. Dan is currently residing in Milton and enjoys hanging out with friends, candlepin bowling, playing video games, and making videos for his fledgling YouTube Channel.