UPDATE: Police now say six people were shot.
UPDATE: Man held on $1 million bail; has different name, address than initially released by police.
Four people were shot outside the New Moon Villa Restaurant shortly before 3 a.m.
Boston Police report arresting Kareem Smith, 29, and say he has a record of firearms convictions.
While on patrol, officers heard what appeared to be gun shots outside of the above address. Officers observed a suspect fleeing the scene and pursued him on foot. After a brief foot chase, officers were able to apprehend the suspect, recover a firearm, and secure the scene and numerous witnesses within minutes. During the pursuit, an officer's firearm was discharged, however, a preliminary investigation has determined that there were no injuries as a result of this discharge. ...
Officers and Boston EMS treated four victims who incurred non-life-threatening gunshot injuries, three of whose injuries appeared to be minor. The victims were all male and ranged in age from 22 to 27 years old. All four victims were transported to area hospitals.
Melissa K. Palardy reports hearing seven shots from her nearby apartment.