Cambridge Police Arrest Three and Recover Three Firearms

The Cambridge Police Department today announced that three suspects have been arrested following a late Thursday night shooting in Somerville. Justin Ellcock, 24, Cambridge, Davel Matthew, 23, Cambridge, and Destiny Banks, 23, Cambridge, were arrested after Cambridge Police Officers observed and stopped a vehicle that the Somerville Police were seeking after a shooting occurred in their City. The vehicle was parked on the corner of Davis and Broadway Street in Cambridge and occupied by a driver and two passengers. A stolen, loaded, high capacity firearm was found on the possession of one of the defendants, along with ammunition; two other firearms were located inside the vehicle.

Ellcock will be charged with multiple counts of Carrying a Firearm, multiple counts of Possession of a Large Capacity Feeding Device and Possession of Ammunition. Matthews and Banks will be charged with Carrying a Firearm and Possession of a Large Capacity Feeding Device.

The investigation of the Somerville shooting and a
separate shooting from Thursday night on Harvard Street in Cambridge is ongoing. The Cambridge Police ask that anyone who may have more information on the Harvard Street shooting to contact (617) 349-3300. Those who wish to submit tips anonymously via phone, text message or e-mail, can visit

The details contained above are allegations. The suspects are presumed to be innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.


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