A man appeared in court to face multiple charges Monday after allegedly firing multiple rounds and striking a Boston police officer's vehicle Sunday evening in Roxbury.
Alberto Polanco, 20, of Roxbury, was arraigned Monday in Roxbury District Court to face charges that include assault by means of a dangerous weapon, unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition and discharge of a firearm within 500 feet of a welling, according to the Boston Police Department.
The Boston Globe reported that he pleaded not guilty and was ordered held without bail.
An on-duty officer in plain clothes was conducting an investigation on Waumbeck Street Sunday evening, when Polanco allegedly approached the officer's vehicle and fired multiple rounds at it, according to BPD. He hit the vehicle twice, and left the scene, according to police.
The plainclothes officer gave a description of Polanco to responding police, who were able to track him down nearby and take him into custody, according to a news release.
Check out the auidio below of the officer chasing the suspect after the shots were fired.