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19-year-old man slain at New Bedford Park

June 12, 2015

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a late-night shooting at a New Bedford park.

A spokeswoman for the Bristol district attorney’s office says in a statement that police officers responding to 911 calls at about 11:30 p.m. Thursday found a 19-year-old man in Harrington Park suffering from gunshot wounds.

EMTs pronounced the victim dead shortly after their arrival.

The man’s name was not immediately made public.

There was no word on arrests.

Police are seeking the public’s help in figuring out what happened.

Harrington Park, which takes up a city block, has basketball courts and children’s playground.

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