The Cambridge Police Department have made an arrest of a suspect wanted in conjunction with Sunday evening’s non-fatal shooting in the River Street area. Lamaree Wallace, 20, from 1850 Washington Street in Boston, was arrested this morning by the Cambridge Police and will face multiple charges, including firearm offenses, Possession to Distribute a Class D Drug, and other potential charges.
After a thorough investigation, the Cambridge Police were able to identify Wallace as one of the suspects wanted in relation to Sunday’s shooting. Wallace and another male were seen walking in the area of William Street earlier this morning. Upon seeing Wallace and the other party, officers approached and took Wallace into custody. The Cambridge Police also arrested the other party -- Frantz Teneus, 21, 90 North Hampton Street in Boston -- for Possession to Distribute a Class D Drug.
“I am real proud of the professional and around-the-clock investigation conducted by our officers and the cooperation we received from our residents,” said Police Commissioner Branville G. Bard. “As a result of this invaluable teamwork, we were able to apprehend and take a dangerous suspect off of our streets. We still have more work to do, but these arrests speak to the progress that has been made by our hard-working officers, who are fully committed to resolving the recent spate of violence in our community.”
While an arrest has been made, the Cambridge Police is still seeking to identify an additional suspect(s) connected to Sunday’s River Street shooting incident, as well as suspects affiliated with a separate, non-fatal River Street area shooting that took place on Tuesday, September 5. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Cambridge Police Department at 617-349-3300, submit anonymous tips by texting Tip411 (847411) - begin your message with Tip650 and then type your message - or e-mail via the Cambridge Police MyPD app or www.cambridgepolice.org/tips.
The Cambridge Police Department is currently investigating two separate shooting incidents that occurred early this evening.
The first shooting incident occurred in close proximity to the main stage of the Cambridge Carnival in the area of Main Street and Albany Street at approximately 4:44 p.m. Two people sustained what are believed to be non-life threatening, lower body injuries. Officers quickly convened to the area of the shooting and located a person of interest, as well as a firearm. As a result of the investigation, Michael Coleman, 23, Dorchester, was taken into custody and will face charges. The firearm was also recovered. As a result of the shooting, the remainder of the Cambridge Carnival was shut down.
At approximately 5:19 p.m., a separate shooting incident took place in the area of River Street and William Street/Cottage Street. Multiple shots were detected by the ShotSpotter System and reported by nearby residents. There are no known injuries at this stage. At least one home was struck as a result of the shootings. One firearm and ballistic evidence was recovered. Officers are actively investigating the area for any possible suspect information and obtaining further evidence.
The Cambridge Police investigators are requesting assistance from the public with any information they can offer with respect to either situation.
Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Cambridge Police Department at 617-349-3300, submit anonymous tips by texting Tip411 (847411) - begin your message with Tip650 and then type your message - or e-mail via the Cambridge Police MyPD app or www.cambridgepolice.org/tips.