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Greenfield detectives investigate carjacking, gunshot

Detectives with the Greenfield Police Department are asking for the public’s help in finding who is responsible for stealing a car and reported gunshot.


Between 4:30 – 5 p.m. on Thursday a man ran from the scene of the reported car theft and called 911 from a nearby convenience store. Officers responded to the 1100 block of Walnut Street.


The victim told officers that his white 2021 Nissan Sentra was stolen by three men.  One of the men had a gun.  He explained he was able to get out of the car before it was taken.  Multiple people reported hearing a gunshot in the area.  No injuries were reported.


The car was recovered a short time later in the parking lot Bradford Builders, 119 North Broadway.


Greenfield Police are asking for anyone who lives in the 1100 block of Walnut Street and has security cameras to check them for activity involving a white, newer model Nissan Sentra on Thursday, July 28, between 4:40 pm – 4:55 p.m.  They are asking the same for anyone who lives near Bradford Builders.  The times police offer there are 4:50 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.


Anyone with information should contact Detective Sergeant Chittum at 317-325-1210.