January 4 2019,  Saugus

Lynn couple charged in Saugus shooting

Reportedly, an argument between a Lynn couple in front of a Saugus apartment complex at 30 Hamilton St. last week escalated into a shooting incident that was filmed on a cellphone.

Judge Ina Howard Hogan ordered the alleged shooter – Lisbet Flores, 20 – held without bail pending a dangerousness hearing that was set for yesterday in Lynn District Court, according to Carrie Kimball Monahan, a spokesperson for Essex County District Attorney Jonathan Blodgett. Flores was charged with discharging a firearm within 500 feet of a building, armed assault to murder, carrying a firearm without an FID card, possession of ammunition without an FID card and malicious damage of a motor vehicle.

Canseco Morillo, 22, was ordered held on $20,000 bail by Judge Randy Chapman. He is charged with carrying a firearm without a license, subsequent offense. He will return to court on January 18, 2019, for a pre-trial hearing.

The alleged incident occurred across the street from the town Public Safety Building at 27 Hamilton St. Police initially received a report of a disturbance involving a man and woman at 11:30 a.m. on Dec. 27, Saugus Police Chief Ronald Giorgetti said. Reportedly, while responding to the incident, police learned that shots had been fired.

Reportedly a man (later identified as Morillo) fled the scene in a Ford Taurus before police arrived. The car was later recovered a few blocks away on Riverbank Road, police said. Flores allegedly grabbed the gun from the Ford Taurus and fired it at the car door before throwing the weapon into the street. Morillo picked up the gun and fled in his car, according to police accounts of the incident that were reportedly caught on video.

Morillo later turned himself into Lynn police.

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