Two Arrested on Attempted Murder Charges After Haverhill Shooting

A Haverhill man and Methuen woman have been arrested and charged with attempted murder after the Sunday shooting of a 20-year-old city man on Portland Street.

Vicente Delarosa, 29, of 98 Temple St., Haverhill and Taylor Couture, 18, of 542 Merrimack St., Methuen, were taken into custody by Officer Sean Scharneck six hours after the 3:30 p.m. shooting near 44 Portland St.

In addition to attempted murder charges, both Delarosa and Couture are charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and the unlawful and unlicensed possession of a firearm.

The victim in Sunday afternoon’s shooting was taken to a local hospital and is expected to recover from his injuries, police said.