AYER — A woman was shot in her own bed early Wednesday morning after a neighbor fired several rounds through his wall into her home at a Harvard Road complex, Ayer police said.
Treyvon Choate, who lives at 26C Harvard Road, was taken into custody on several firearms and assault and battery charges. After police responded around 12:04 a.m., the Probation Department advised that they had just been alerted that Choate had removed his court-ordered tracking bracelet, believed to be moments after the shooting, police said in a press release.
Choate, who previously lived in Lowell and has a lengthy record, was arraigned in Lowell Superior Court on Jan. 21 on two counts of armed robbery and two counts of assault and battery. He was released on $500 cash bail with 24-hour house arrest a GPS bracelet, according to court records.
The woman, who was struck in the ankle, was taken by Ayer Fire Department Ambulance to UMass Worcester for treatment. She lived in the adjoining residence, police said.
Police personnel from Littleton, Harvard, Shirley and the Massachusetts State Police Barracks C4 & C9 assisted with securing the scene and take Choate into custody.
The Ayer Police Department Detective Bureau, with assistance from the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office and Massachusetts State Police Crime Scene Services and Ballistics Units, is actively investigating the incident.