Police: Suspect Took Own Life After Shooting in Cambridge

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One person is dead after a shooting in Cambridge on Thursday morning.

Cambridge Police responded to a report of gunshots around buildings on Third Street and Charles Street. The suspect involved committed suicide after injuring one person during the incident.

07:46 Report of possible PERSON WITH GUN at 2XX THIRD ST in #CambMA

— Cambridge Police (@CambridgePolice) April 7, 2016

This incident remains under investigation after suspect took their life; suspect had fired shots at nearby building https://t.co/Ufnu6qom5b

— Cambridge Police (@CambridgePolice) April 7, 2016

This incident remains under investigation after suspect took their life; suspect had fired shots at nearby building https://t.co/Ufnu6qom5b

— Cambridge Police (@CambridgePolice) April 7, 2016

1 victim was struck when shots were fired & taken to hospital w/what r believed to be non-life threatening injuries https://t.co/T6gXM7tJ77

— Cambridge Police (@CambridgePolice) April 7, 2016

Cambridge Police spokesman Jeremy Warnick confirmed to Boston.com that no other suspects are believed to be involved and that the victim was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

According to posts on Twitter by WBZ reporters, the incident occurred when a disgruntled ex-employee returned to his former workplace.

People on scene in #Cambridge say it was an incident of workplace violence that ended in suicide #wbz pic.twitter.com/uVAuNyJpk0

— Bree Sison (@BreeSison) April 7, 2016

Shooting in Cambridge. Police say one person is dead another injured when fired worker returns and shoots at building. #wbz

— Beth Germano (@BethWBZ) April 7, 2016

Police say the investigation is ongoing.

Update Thursday, April 7 at 10:40 a.m.: Police spokesman Jeremy Warnick confirmed to the Boston Globe that the shooting was “a former employee who did shoot at a coworker.”

Source URL: https://www.bostonmagazine.com/news/2016/04/07/cambridge-police-shooting-suicide/