Officer-Involved Shooting Incident on Blue Hill Ave.

19 Year-Old Arrested in Connection with Shooting Incident at 196 Blue Hill Ave.On July 17, 2009 at approximately 1:58 am police received a report of four persons shot at 196 Blue Hill Ave., outside of Packy Connors Pub. The victims are reported to be one male and three females; their ages are not yet available. All injuries are considered non-life threatening. Preliminary information suggests that immediately following the shooting incident several officers pursued the suspect on foot. During this time, there was an exchange of gunfire between the suspect and the officers. Officers then caught up to the suspect and placed him under arrest. 19 year old Charkem Hyatt of Dorchester is charged with Unlawful Possession of Firearm, Unlawful Possession of a Loaded Firearm, Firearm Discharged Within 500 ft. of Dwelling, Assault and Battery by Means of a Dangerous Weapon and Resisting Arrest. His arraignment is expected for later today at Roxbury District Court. The facts and circumstances of this incident remain under investigation. The Boston Police Firearm Discharge Investigation Team is also investigating this incident, which is standard practice when an officer-involved shooting occurs. Police Commissioner Edward Davis is seeking an emergency hearing with the Licensing Board to shut down the pub as soon as possible. This is the extent of information available at this time. As details develop, Media Relations will continue to provide information.