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Originally posted at 6;21 p.m. Last updated at 12:05 p.m. on April 23.

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FRAMINGHAM – Police arrested Thursday afternoon, April 22, a Framingham man, 20, wanted by Holliston Police for a reported shooting in Holliston.

Holliston police responded to a 9-1-1 call about gunfire at a home along Westfield Drive around 2 p.m. today, April 22.

The victim told Holliston Police he was in an altercation with a man with a gun.

Police put out an alert for that man based on a description of the vehicle and the license plate of the vehicle.

Framingham Police arrested around 3:15 p.m. on Beaver Park Drive Joshua Rosario, 20, of 15 Hayes Street in Framingham, said Framingham Deputy Police Chief Sean Riley.

He was charged with possession of a gun, refusing to stop for police, and resisting arrest, said Deputy Chief Riley.

Holliston police charged Rosario with armed assault with the intent to rob; assault and battery; discharging a firearm within 500 feet of a dwelling; carrying a firearm without a license; and attempting to commit a crime.

Earlier this afternoon, Holliston Police put out an alert they were seeking an individual involved in a crime with a gun in their community.

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The vehicle was registered to an individual on Hayes Street in Framingham, said Framingham Deputy Chief Riley.

Framingham Police Officers responded to Hayes Street and saw the Rosario leaving in a white Hyundai vehicle. he was the only one in the vehicle.

He drove off at a high rate of speed. Officers followed for a while, but police stopped the pursuit due to the time of day and that the chase was near downtown Framingham, said Deputy Chief Riley.

A few minutes later the vehicle was scene near Stillman Street in Framingham by Natick & Sherborn officers, said the deputy chief. Stillman Street is near Wilson Elementary School neighborhood.

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The vehicle was dumped in that neighborhood, and the suspect took off on foot, said Deputy Chief Riley.

Framingham officers set up a perimeter near Carlson Road and Beaver Park Road, and caught the suspect and arrested him, said Deputy Chief Riley

Just before the arrest, Deputy Chief Riley said he heard on the radio transmission, an officer say the suspect was “putting his hands in his pockets.”

Deputy Chief said the initial report does not indicate that the suspect pulled a gun on Framingham officers.

He was arrested in possession of a gun.

SOURCE wrote about Rosario receiving the white Hyundai vehicle as part of a charity donation in June of 2020.


Framingham Police booking photo

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Susan Petroni is the former editor for SOURCE. She is the founder of the former news site, which as of May 1, 2023, is now a self-publishing community bulletin board. The website no longer has a journalist but a webmaster.