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Worcester police investigate fatal shooting

December 23, 2014

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Worcester police are investigating a fatal shooting in a parking lot next to a bar.

Police said in a statement that officers responded to shots fired at about 6:15 p.m. Monday and upon arrival found a man dead of gunshots wounds in a parking lot next to Smitty’s Tavern on West Boylston Street.

The victim was identified Tuesday as 45-year-old Paul Milluzzo of Leicester.

There has been no motive established and there was no immediate word on arrests.

The shooting is the city’s seventh homicide of the year.

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