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By John Moss
Herald News Staff Reporter
Posted Nov 01, 2008 @ 06:25 PM
Last update Nov 02, 2008 @ 12:19 AM

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Five teens were arrested Halloween night after they allegedly went on a drive-by paintball shooting spree, terrorizing trick-or-treaters, including a baby who was nearly struck in the face, police said.
Four people were shot and 10 others were fired upon, but not hit, police said.
Dayne Bourget of 932 Laurel St., Thanh Vy of 4516 N. Main St., both 17, and three 16-year-old boys are each charged with disturbing the peace while armed, attempted armed robbery, four counts of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and 10 counts of assault with a dangerous weapon.
Police spokesman Sgt. Paul Bernier said Officers Jonathan Souza and Luis Duarte responded about 9 p.m. to Locust Street, where four women reported being fired upon by paintballs from a red Mitsubishi Lancer, occupied by five male.
Soon afterward, Sgt. Gregory Bell and Officer Michael Silvia stopped the car at Eastern Avenue and Austin Street, and recovered a paintball gun and a bag of paintballs from the vehicle, Bernier said.
The victims said they were trick-or-treating on Locust Street when the Lancer drove up to them, the front passenger exited with a paintball gun and began shooting while yelling, "Drop your (expletive) bags," Bernier said.
"The victims tried to run, and one was shot in the lower back," he said. Another was struck in the right hand and buttock. A third cut her ankle when she fell. The fourth was not injured. The victim who fell was the only one needing treatment by medical rescue personnel, Bernier said.
The victims were taken to where the suspects were stopped, and positively identified the Lancer occupants as their assailants, Bernier said.
Also, a couple was placing their infant into a car on Hyacinth Street when a vehicle passed, shooting paintballs out a window at them, police were told.
"No one was struck, but one paintball missed the baby's face by inches, striking inside the vehicle," Bernier related.
Two other people on Hyacinth Street told police a person was yelling and swearing at them from a slowly passing vehicle, then began shooting paintballs at them, striking a man on the forearm.
The first two victims of the shooting spree were approached by the Lancer at New Boston Road and Garden Street about 8:30 p.m. A man was shot in the left leg by a back seat passenger, Bernier said.
The two adult suspects were released, pending arraignment Monday in District Court. The juveniles face their charges in Juvenile Court.
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