New Bedford man shot and killed early Friday morning
Updated 10:40 a.m. – This story has been updated to include details from a press release from the Bristol County District Attorney.
NEW BEDFORD – A 36-year-old New Bedford man was fatally shot in the town earlier this morning, the Bristol County District Attorney’s office confirmed to WBSM News.
The shooting took place around 1 a.m. Friday in the 193 Weld St. area, according to DA office spokesman Gregg Miliote.
The victim of the homicide has not yet been identified.
Miliote said the investigation is extremely active at this time.
In a press release later Friday morning, the prosecutor’s office revealed that police were alerted to the incident by a ShotSpotter activation for shots fired at 1:01 a.m.
When first responders arrived, they found the male victim alone in a Chrysler Sebring outside 193 Weld St.
Paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene.
State Police Detectives assigned to the District Attorney’s Office, New Bedford Police, and Homicide Unit prosecutors are investigating the homicide.
No further details were released, although the bureau said the victim’s identity would be made public in the near future.
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