SOMERVILLE, Mass. — Massachusetts State Police took a person of interest into custody in Somerville, after briefly locking down Davis Square Wednesday morning when they say a bank robber shot at police officers.
However, Somerville police said shortly thereafter they said that person was not connected to the bank robbery and the hunt was still on for the suspect.
MSP said shortly before 11 a.m. an alleged bank robber was armed and dangerous somewhere along College Avenue near Davis Square. Residents were asked to shelter in their homes and stay inside as they searched for the man they say shot at officers.
Police say the officer who was shot at is safe and was unharmed.
Davis Square T station was shut down due to the police action and armored units were brought in to patrol the area. All entrances to the station reopened shortly after 1 p.m. Wednesday afternoon.
Police said a person of interest was taken into custody and a firearm was recovered, but could not say if either were connected to the bank robbery.
The investigation is ongoing.
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