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Man fatally shot in third area shooting in 36 hours

April 8, 2018

BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) — A 24-year-old man has been fatally shot in the third Brockton shooting in 36 hours.

State police detectives assigned to the Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office are investigating the death of a man shot shortly after 10 p.m on Saturday.

Police say a man was found with gunshot wounds to the head in a vehicle with its doors open.

The district attorney’s office says he was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital, and the investigation is ongoing. It is unknown if he died on the scene or at the hospital.

On Friday, a 71-year-old man was hit by a bullet while sleeping in his home. Another occurred earlier on Saturday near Menlo Street.

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