Pittsfield Police arrest city resident, Edward Jennings, 34, for homicide

The court will likely arraign Jennings Wednesday morning and additional charges may be pending.

Pittsfield — Pittsfield Police arrested a city man Tuesday night (April 20) following a fatal shooting on North Street.

Edward Jennings, 34, of Pittsfield is charged with first degree murder after shooting and killing 39-year-old Lemond Grady, also of Pittsfield.

Pittsfield Police responded to the area of 631 North St., following a ShotSpotter activation and multiple 911 calls at approximately 6:18 p.m.

Patrol units swiftly ascertained a description of the suspect, who fled the scene on foot, and arrested Jennings on the nearby Lincoln Street.

Action Ambulance transported Grady to Berkshire Medical Center where he later succumbed to his injuries. Pittsfield Police, the Berkshire State Police Detective Unit assigned to the Berkshire District Attorney’s Office, and Berkshire District Attorney Andrea Harrington all responded to the scene.

The court will likely arraign Jennings Wednesday morning and additional charges may be pending.

Pittsfield Police continue to investigate the shooting and anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Koenig at 413-448-9700 ext. 570.