Fall River police searching for ‘armed and dangerous’ suspect

Kelvin Manuel Cruz of Fall River, wanted for an October 12 shooting. (Photo Credit to Fall River PD)

FALL RIVER, Mass. (WPRI) — The Fall River Police Department has asked the public to be on the lookout for a suspect wanted for a shooting from October 12.

Kelvin Manual Cruz, age 30, is considered to be armed and dangerous, police said.

On October 12 around midnight, Fall River police were called 903 Rodman Street after reports that someone was shot.

Upon arrival, police found a 23-year-old man suffering from a life-threatening wound to his left thigh. The victim was transported to Rhode Island Hospital.

Based on a continuing investigation, police have identified the shooter as Cruz. His last listed address is 10 Maple Gardens in Fall River.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Cruz is asked to contact Fall River PD at 508-676-8511, Major Crimes Division at 508-324-2796, or Tips Line at 508-672-8477.