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Following a lengthy investigation by led by
Detective Shaun McLellan and Jesse Fabian of the Lawrence Police Gang Unit,
five Individuals has charged in connection with a shooting that took place on
Friday evening September 7th on Poplar Street. An 18 year old Lawrence man suffered a non life-threatening gun shot wound to the leg he was treated on scene by EMTs and Paramedics from Lawrence General Hospital. He was transported by ambulance to that facility and subsequently transported to a Boston Hospital were he treated and released the next day. The Following individuals have been arrested and charged with Attempted Murder and several firearms related charges:
Angel Rodriguez age 19 of Lawrence, Ariel Toribio
age 18 of Lawrence, Celestino Escalera age 24 of Haverhill, and Elijah Oliver
age 19 of Haverhill.
Tyler Fitzgerald age 25 of Andover has been arrested
and charges with Accessory after the fact
Escalera also suffered a non –life threatening shot
wound in the incident and brought by car to the Lawrence General Hospital
As a result of this lengthy and thorough
investigation 5 dangerous individuals have been taken off the street