Salem police have named a suspect being sought for allegedly firing at officers.
On Thursday evening, two police officers tried to take a suspect into custody on Fairfield Street when that suspect took out a gun and fired on both officers. The suspect then fled. Neither officer was struck.
The suspect is identified as Jeremiah Wooden, and described by Salem police as a black male, 6-feet tall, weighing 200 pounds.
Police list a past address for Wooden at 22 Spring St. in Malden.
Wanted in for attempted murder of a Salem Police Officer.
Jeremiah Wooden, black male, 6′, 200 lbs. pic.twitter.com/QG3UBFmI2m
— Salem MA Police (@SalemMAPolice) April 15, 2016
Anyone with information is asked to call Salem police at 978-744-1212.