Back Bay

Arrest Made in Back Bay Shooting, Boston Police Say

Gunfire was reported about 7:45 p.m. Wednesday near Fairfield and Boylston streets, in a popular upscale shopping and dining area

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A man was arrested Thursday in a shooting that took place the night before in Boston's Back Bay neighborhood, police said.

Brandon Sicard, a 29-year-old from Boston, is facing charges of assault with a dangerous weapon, illegal possession of a gun and firing a gun within 500 feet of a home, local police announced.

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He'll be arraigned in Boston Municipal Court, police said. It wasn't immediately clear if he had an attorney who could speak to the charges.

The gunfire was reported about 7:45 p.m. Wednesday near Fairfield and Boylston streets, in a popular upscale shopping and dining area of town. No one was hurt but cars were hit by bullets.

This is a breaking news story that will be updated.

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