Lynn

Man Seriously Hurt During Shooting in Lynn; Police Arrest Suspect

The shooting happened Tuesday night on Lewis Street, police said

A man was seriously hurt during a shooting Tuesday night in Lynn, Massachusetts, according to the city's police department.

Lynn police responded to Lewis Street at around 9:44 p.m. Tuesday for a report of a shooting, the agency said. Officers found a 46-year-old man at the scene, who had been shot multiple times, according to authorities.

STAY IN THE KNOW

icon

Watch NBC10 Boston news for free, 24/7, wherever you are.

icon

Get Boston local news, weather forecasts, lifestyle and entertainment stories to your inbox. Sign up for NBC Boston’s newsletters.

The man was taken to a hospital in Boston so he could be treated for his injuries, which police considered to be life-threatening. Police said Thursday that the victim, whose name hasn't been released, is expected to survive.

Officers arrested a 48-year-old suspect in the case, whose name wasn't initially released. Police identified him on Thursday as Max Nicolas.

According to police, Nicolas was working as a security guard in the apartment building where the incident occurred. He allegedly approached a group of people in the building and attempted to disperse them. An altercation allegedly happened between Nicolas and the victim, which then led to the shooting.

An investigation is ongoing.

Contact Us