Shrewsbury police charge two with making threats with a firearm

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Shrewsbury police charge two with making threats with a firearm
The Shrewsbury Police Department responded to two incidents of people making threats with firearms on May 14. (Photo/Laura Hayes)

SHREWSBURY – Police have charged two men for allegedly making threats with firearms during two separate incidents on May 14.

At 10:29 a.m., officers responded to 19 Boston Turnpike following a report that a man brandished a firearm. The caller told police that the suspect had been in a dispute with a co-worker from a nearby business, according to a press release from the department. The caller told police the suspect brandished the firearm before he left.

Police issued a be-on-the-lookout, and Auburn police located the suspect and his vehicle at 2:29 p.m.

Police charged Bradley Hyde, 25, of Worcester, with assault with a dangerous weapon.

During the second incident at 11:24 a.m., a Shrewsbury officer was working a construction detail at White City when a driver reported that a man in another vehicle pointed a firearm at him during an alleged road rage incident.

According to police, an officer saw the vehicle driving eastbound on Route 9 and pulled it over near Cherry Street. Police said a 9mm Smith and Wesson Shield-style firearm was within reach of the driver.

Police charged Michael Wright, 46, of Lunenburg, with assault with a dangerous weapon.

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