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Police say man fatally shot in Springfield

August 30, 2018

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Police are investigating a fatal shooting in Springfield.

WWLP-TV reports that Springfield police were called to Fort Pleasant Avenue on Wednesday night and found a man with a gunshot wound.

The man was taken to a nearby hospital, where he was later died. Police have not released his identity.

Springfield police are investigating but declined to provide further details.

The Republican newspaper in Springfield says the Hampden District Attorney’s office is also investigating but did not provide details.

This is the city’s 13th homicide of the year.

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Information from: WWLP-TV, http://www.wwlp.com

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