Pepperell man shot by police after allegedly attacking officer with knife


A Pepperell man was reportedly shot by police after he allegedly started assaulting an officer with a “large” kitchen knife Thursday morning.

Christopher Shuttle, 30, was scheduled to be arraigned at 2:30 p.m. Friday by phone from Brigham and Women’s Hospital on expenses of assault and battery with a harmful weapon and assault and battery on a police officer, the Middlesex County District Attorney’s Office mentioned in a news release.

Police have been reportedly despatched to serve a warrant of apprehension for civil dedication for Shuttle round 11:35 a.m. When two officers arrived at Shuttle’s Tarbell Street residence, he allegedly brandished the knife and commenced assaulting one of many officers with it, the discharge says.

The different officer on scene then shot Shuttle, who was first taken to Lowell General Hospital by ambulance after which dropped at Brigham and Women’s by way of medical helicopter, based on the discharge. The officers have been each taken to Nashoba Valley Medical Center to be evaluated, with one being handled and launched for accidents sustained.

An investigation into the incident is ongoing, the discharge says.