A 22-year-old Roxbury man was ordered held on $30,000 bail today on charges including armed assault with intent to murder after allegedly shooting another Roxbury man before being chased and arrested by police, prosecutors said.
Hasan Sharif Davis had a not-guilty plea entered on his behalf in Roxbury District Court. Davis also faces charges of unlawful possession of a firearm as a second offense, carrying a loaded firearm as a second offense, unlawful possession of ammunition, trespassing, and receiving stolen property, Suffolk District Attorney Daniel F. Conley’s office said.
If Davis posts bail, he will have to wear a GPS device, stay away from the victim and location of the incident, and abide by a curfew. He will return to court Jan. 3, prosecutors said in a statement.
Davis also had his bail revoked from an assault and battery charge he was already facing in the court, prosecutors said.
Davis was convicted in 2009 on charges of carrying a loaded firearm and unlawful possession of a firearm. He served a year and a half in prison, prosecutors said.
Officers were patrolling in the area of Walnut and Townsend streets in Roxbury at about 8:30 p.m. when they heard gunshots. The officers spotted Davis running down Munroe Street, prosecutors said.
Davis ran through the backyard of an Elmore Street home, kicking open a stockade fence. In the process, police heard Davis drop a “metallic object” to the ground, prosecutors said.
Davis finally complied with officers’ demands to stop near the Shelburne Recreation Center on Washington Street. Officers recovered a Taurus 9mm semiautomatic shotgun from the area of the stockade fence. The gun, which police determined was stolen from North Carolina, was cocked and loaded with a single bullet, prosecutors said.
While officers were on the scene, they learned that a 25-year-old man had been found on Munroe Street with gunshot wounds to the leg. The victim was transported to Boston Medical Center, where he is expected to survive the injury, prosecutors said.
Officers recovered 14 spent shell casings on Munroe Street. They also found a vehicle with a bullet hole through the windshield and a headlight, prosecutors said.