A suspect accused of firing shots that injured a teen boy inside his Chelsea home on Wednesday is being held without bail on a previous charge of assault and battery on a police officer, the Boston Herald reported.
Christian Garcia, 19, who was identified by a witness as an EastSide gang member named “Pumba,” is suspected of firing six to eight shots toward a group of men near Bellingham and Shawmut streets Wednesday night.
A stray bullet went through a nearby wall, striking a 13-year-old boy in the back as he watched TV inside his home.
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Garcia was arrested Friday and bail on an open case in Malden was revoked. He pleaded not guilty to charges that include assault and battery with a firearm. He is due in court Nov. 14.