Updates, Tuesday, Aug. 27
11:58 a.m.: WCVB's Jim Lokay, @LokayWCVB: "State police confirm Medford incident is over. Man arrested in Somerville for intoxication. Looks like claims were bogus."
11:33 a.m.: NECN's Alysha Palumbo, @AlyshaNECN, reports that state police are now saying Somerville Police have arrested the man who made the shooting claim.
11:30 a.m.: NECN's Alysha Palumbo, @AlyshaNECN, reported at 11:25 a.m. that there was still no signs of a shooting. There is a Massachusetts State Police boat in the Mystic River, she tweeted. Earlier, WCVB's Jim Lokay, @LokayWCVB, reported that the man who claimed to have committed a shooting was wearing blue latex gloves.
A man walked up to another man at the Medford Whole Foods on
Mystic Valley Parkway Tuesday morning and told him that he had shot someone, state
police have told WCVB’s Jim Lokay, @LokayWCVB
There have not been reports of gunfire in the area or any weapon seen, according to reports.
A state police spokesman told Lokay, "We don't know if the man who made the statements was coherent or not."
We’ll post updates as soon as they become available.