Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Following a shooting outside Whiplash this past Sunday morning and a number of violent incidents at the club, the Stoughton Board of Selectmen will hold a hearing on May 8 to decide the status of Whiplash's entertainment, alcohol and operation licenses.
In the wake of the early morning shooting which took place outside Whiplash nightclub on Wyman St. in Stoughton this past Sunday, Police Chief Paul Shastany and Executive Officer Robert Devine appeared before the Board of Selectmen Tuesday night and recommended selectmen take "aggressive" and "bold" action against the club's licenses. Devine highlighted a number of violent incidents at the club since July, which culminated in a string of recent activity which included a large brawl with multiple arrests on April 14 and a shooting, which sent two to the hospital on April 21. Shastany read aloud a letter he wrote to selectmen where he concluded that Whiplash "constitutes a clear and ongoing danger to the public." The Chief asked the Board …
Sunday, April 21, 2013
Two were hospitalized as a result of the Sunday morning shooting in Stoughton.
Stoughton Police and the Massachusetts State Police are in the midst of an investigation to find the involved parties in a shooting outside Whiplash Nightclub that sent two to Boston area hospitals early Sunday morning. The following information is from the Stoughton Police Department Facebook Page: On April, 21 2013 at 12:45 a.m., a shooting occurred in the parking lot of the Trackside Plaza, adjacent to the Whiplash nightclub. Stoughton Police Officers were already on scene and quelling a fight inside the nightclub when the shots rang out. One victim was found on the ground of the parking lot with serious injuries and was Med Flighted to Massachusetts General Hospital. An apparent second victim walked into another Boston area hospital …
Friday, December 7, 2012
The office of Norfolk County District Attorney Michael W. Morrissey announced Friday afternoon that the Sept. 29 shooting which killed 17-year old Stoughton High senior David Wade was an accident.
The September 29th shooting which killed Stoughton High senior David Wade, long understood to be an accident, has officially been ruled as such, the office of Norfolk Country District Attorney Michael W. Morrissey announced in a press release Friday afternoon. Wade, 17, suffered a gunshot wound to the chest at his Turnpike St. home. He was accidentally shot by his 21-year-old brother. "The investigation into the September 29, 2012 shooting death of David Wade in his Stoughton home has concluded that the shooting was accidental, the pistol was lawfully possessed and criminal charges are not warranted," the release states. "Massachusetts State Police detectives attached to Norfolk District Attorney Michael W. Morrissey’s Office and Stoughton…
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Marvin Pardo, 35, was fatally shot at a Brockton apartment complex Sunday, November 18. His funeral will be held Saturday, Nov. 24, with visiting hours being held the evening of Nov. 23.
Police are investigating a Nov. 18 shooting at an apartment complex in Brockton which killed 35-year-old Marvin Pardo, a Stoughton native and 1996 graduate of Stoughton High. Pardo was "found with gunshot wounds to his head and chest when Brockton police responded to the Madrid Square condominium on Oak Street around 3:33 a.m. Sunday," the Boston Globe reports. According to the Globe, Pardo lived on the first floor in one of the units at Madrid Square and was shot in the building's vestibule. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Brockton Police are still searching for the shooter. No arrests have been made as of yet, according to the Globe. Pardo grew up in Stoughton, attending the Gibbons Elementary School, according to his obituary. …
Monday, October 1, 2012
David Wade, a 17-year-old senior at SHS, died after being shot on Saturday, Sept. 29. His funeral will be Friday with visiting hours scheduled for Thursday. A scholarship fund in his name has been set up by the Stoughton Public Schools.
Monday, October 1, 2012
The following obituary is from the Farley Funeral Home website: David James Wade, 17, a lifelong resident of Stoughton, died accidentally on Saturday, September 29 at Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton. He was the son of Douglas W. and Karyn A. (Kemp) Wade of Stoughton. Born in Quincy, he was educated in Stoughton schools and was a senior at Stoughton High School. David was on his way to being a Triple Crown Recipient for playing three sports for all four years of high school. He was a member of the Stoughton High School football team, #56, as well as the track and field and cheerleading teams. He also volunteered for many school activities. He enjoyed camping, swimming and motorcycles. In addition to his parents, David is survived …
David Wade, a 17-year-old senior at SHS, died after being shot on Saturday, Sept. 29. Teachers and fellow students remember Wade as someone who was always happy, supportive and smiling.
Fielding questions after the Stoughton High football team's 25-6 win over heavily-favored Mansfield Friday night at home, head coach Greg Burke said that the team's season "is dedicated to all departed Stoughton High football players. They're with us thick an thin. We're playing it for them and the former players that have been here since 1926." Late Saturday afternoon, less than 24 hours after this feel-good win, the Stoughton High football team lost another one of its family members, this time a current player. David Wade, 17, a senior at Stoughton High School, died on Sept. 29 after he suffered a gunshot wound to the chest at his Turnpike St. home, Norfolk County District Attorney Michael W. Morrissey said. Wade was shot by his 21-year-…
Sunday, September 30, 2012
Dr. Marguerite Rizzi, Superintendent of Stoughton Schools announced plans in place to help the Stoughton High community cope with the death of David Wade, a 17-year-old senior at SHS. Wade died after being shot on Sept. 29.
Sunday, September 30, 2012
Editor's Note: David Wade, a 17-year-old senior at Stoughton High, died after suffering a gunshot wound to the chest the afternoon of Sept. 29 at his Turnpike St. home. Wade was a member of the SHS football team and a past member of the cheerleading team. He was also part of the indoor track team last winter (Click here and here for further coverage). The following is an email Superintendent of Schools Dr. Marguerite Rizzi sent Sunday afternoon to members of the press and Stoughton School Committee: In just two weeks time, our community has been struck by two tragic deaths of young people in our midst. While the Hansen community is still mourning the death of a little girl in a car accident, the High School is now facing the terrible …
Dr. Marguerite Rizzi, Superintendent of Stoughton Schools issued a statement in regards to the death of David Wade, a 17-year-old senior at Stoughton High. Wade died after being shot on Sept. 29.
Sunday, September 30, 2012
The following is a statement from Dr. Marguerite Rizzi, Superintendent of the Stoughton Public Schools, in regards to the death of David Wade, a 17-year-old senior at Stoughton High. Wade died after suffering a gunshot wound to the chest the afternoon of Sept. 29 at his Turnpike St. home. Wade was a member of the SHS football team and a past member of the cheerleading team. He was also part of the indoor track team last winter. Click here and here for further coverage. Superintendent Rizzi's statement: I was deeply shocked and saddened to hear of the tragic death of a Stoughton High School student [Saturday] evening. There is not much information available at this time, but my thoughts, prayers, and deepest condolences go out to the family…
Saturday, September 29, 2012
David Wade, 17, of Stoughton was allegedly shot in the chest by his 21-year-old brother and later died. The DA's Office has not ruled out that this was an accidental shooting. District Attorney Morrissey's press conference is posted in the media gallery.
David Wade, 17, a senior at Stoughton High School, died on Saturday after he suffered a gunshot wound to the chest, Norfolk County District Attorney Michael W. Morrissey said during a press conference held at the Stoughton Police Station Saturday evening. Morrissey said police received a call reporting an accidental shooting at a home on Turnpike St. in Stoughton just before 3:30 p.m. on Sept. 29. When the Stoughton Police and Fire Departments arrived at 779 Turnpike St. they found a 17-year-old male in the cellar of the residence suffering from a single gunshot wound to the chest, the DA said. The apparent shooter is Wade's 21-year-old brother, Morrissey said. Morrissey declined to release the name of the brother at the press conference…
A 17-year-old male who was taken to the hospital after suffering a gunshot wound to the chest Saturday afternoon in Stoughton later died, according to the Norfolk County District Attorney.
Stoughton Police and the Massachusetts State Police are investigating an incident at 779 Turnpike St. in Stoughton where David Wade, a 17-year-old male, suffered a fatal gunshot wound to chest, according to a statement from the Office of Norfolk County District Attorney Michael W. Morrissey Stoughton Police and Fire responded to the call at a home on the corner of Turnpike Street. and Barnes Road. at 3:27 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 29. The victim was transported via ambulance to Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton. MedFlight was not available, according to confirmed scanner reports. The DA's office reported around 6 p.m. that the victim was "reportedly in surgery," but "lifesaving measures were unsuccessful and the victim of this …