Suspect charged in Roxbury shooting

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BOSTON — A man has been charged in connection with a shooting in Roxbury earlier this month that left one person injured, police said Monday.

Christopher Meade, 30, of Malden, is facing charges of unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and discharging a firearm within 500 feet of a building.

Detectives from District B-2 in Roxbury obtained an arrest warrant for Meade, who is currently in custody for a separate incident, according to a Boston Police Department statement.

The shooting occurred around 3:51 a.m. on Dec. 4, when officers were called to the area of 48 Clifford Street for reports of a person shot.

They found a victim with multiple gunshot wounds, who was then transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Further details about the investigation or the circumstances leading to the shooting were not immediately released.

Meade’s arraignment date has not yet been announced.

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