Police seek suspect considered armed and dangerous

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (WPRI) – Police have obtained an arrest warrant for a suspect they believe fired shots at two men sitting in a car on Monday afternoon.

New Bedford police are searching for Noel Pizarro Carrion, 21, of Coffin Avenue. Carrion is facing numerous charges including assault with intent to murder.

On Monday afternoon two men were shot by a person in a black SUV near Robeson and Cottage Streets. The 24-year-old driver was shot in his side and arm, while the 27-year-old passenger was shot in the hand and left elbow. They are both being treated at Rhode Island Hospital.

Police have not yet determined a motive and said the suspect should be considered armed and dangerous.

If anyone has information on the suspect they are asked to call 911.

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