Suspect identified after Cambridge hit-and-run hospitalized 2 people

Two people were hospitalized and a suspect is in custody following a hit-and-run in Cambridge on Wednesday.

Police say there was an altercation between the two people prior to the hit-and-run.

A third person was hit by a firearm and located along with the victim who was dragged by the suspect’s car.

A firearm was discarded out of a vehicle matching the description provided by witnesses and was recovered by officers in the area of Allston and Pleasant streets.

The incident happened around 8 a.m. on Pearl Street.

The injuries to both victims are believed to be non-life threatening.

The suspect has been identified as Joekeem Nelson, 20 of Cambridge. 

He is being charged with armed assault to murder, possession of a firearm or ammunition without FID card and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. 

The identities of the victims, both men, are not being released. 

The Cambridge Police Department sent out the following tweets:

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