• Police say argument sparked Somerville shooting


    SOMERVILLE (FOX 25 / MyFoxBoston.com) – A late-night shooting in Somerville has sent one man to the hospital with life-threatening injuries and another man to court.

    Authorities say at about 11:30 p.m. Sunday, police were called to 196 Broadway for report of a shooting.

    Police found a 28-year-old man suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the neck. He was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital where he remains in critical condition. His name was not released.

    Police arrested 33-year-old Santano Dessin of Somerville and charged him with armed assault with intent to murder, assault and battery causing serious bodily injury and discharging a firearm within 500 feet of a dwelling.

    He is scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday. It was not clear of he had a lawyer.

    Police say the two men argued before the shooting.


    The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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