Two Shot, One Stabbed In Brookline

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Written by Michael Sol Warren

Update: 2:29 p.m.

Brookline Police and the Norfolk County District Attorney held a press conference at the crime scene at 198 St. Paul St. to address this morning’s incident.

Police are looking for a white Ford Focus with New York License plates GYR3714. Police said that the car was rented in New Jersey.

Brookline Police Chief Daniel O’Leary confirmed that two subjects were found shot and stabbed on the street at 75 Harvard St. He also confirmed that the third subject was found stabbed inside of an apartment building at 198 St. Paul St.

O’Leary said that police are looking for two suspects, one that fled in the car and one that fled on foot.

According to police all three subjects are currently in local hospitals in stable condition.

O’Leary said that all three subjects are known to police. Officials had no comment on their criminal records.

The investigation is ongoing. The Brookline Police Department, Boston Police Department, Massachusetts State Police and Norfolk County District Attorney are all investigating the incident.

Update: 2:14 p.m.

Public Schools of Brookline has confirmed that schools will be released at 2:30 p.m., the normal time.

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Update: 1:53 p.m.

Witnesses described seeing a white hatchback with New York license plates dropping the victims, according to the Boston Globe.

Update: 1:48 p.m.

Public Schools of Brookline shared the following statement on its Facebook page.

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Update: 1:43 p.m.

WBUR is reporting that shelter-in-place and lockdown orders at the affected schools have been lifted.

Update: 1:26 p.m.

FOX 25 posted a a video on twitter of a witness describing the incident.

Update: 1:19 p.m.

Brookline Police confirm that officers are assigned to the three affected schools and that school release times are expected to be normal.

Update: 1:15 p.m.

Brookline police are expected to give a statement in thirty minutes.

Students at Lawrence and Pierce schools will remain under shelter-in-place orders “for the remainder of the day”, school officials told the Boston Globe.

Update: 12:55 p.m.

Brookline Police have an active investigation in the areas of 190 St. Paul St. and 75 Harvard St. according to the Boston University Alert Service. BU students have been advised to avoid the area.

Original Story

Brookline Police are reporting that two people were been shot and one was stabbed Wednesday morning in Brookline.

According to the Boston Globe, victims were found at 75 Harvard St. and 198 St. Paul St.

Police say the report came in at 11:45 a.m.

Three schools underwent emergency procedures following the incident. Pierce Elementary School and Amos A. Lawrence School were given a shelter-in-place order. St. Mary of the Assumption school was placed on lockdown.

The story is breaking and will be updated.

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