State Police Fugitive Unit, Holyoke Police Track, Arrest Suspected Shooter

At approximately 2 p.m. today, Troopers assigned to the Massachusetts State Police Violent Fugitive Apprehension Section arrested a suspect wanted for shooting a woman in Holyoke on Wednesday.

Troopers arrested JOSHUA KOGUT, 30, of Chicopee when he appeared for a probation appointment at Hampden Superior Court in Springfield.

Earlier, Holyoke Police had obtained an arrest warrant charging KOGUT with the non-fatal shooting of a woman at 9 Gates St. shortly before midnight on Feb. 27.

Following today’s arrest, Troopers transported KOGUT to the Holyoke Police Department to be booked. The Holyoke Police warrant charges KOGUT with attempted murder; assault and battery with a dangerous weapon; discharging a firearm within 500 feet of a dwelling; and wanton destruction of property over $1,200.

KOGUT will be arraigned in Holyoke District Court Monday.

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