Man shot in Springfield dies at hospital

July 6, 2018

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — One man is dead and two others are under arrest following an afternoon shooting in Springfield.

Police say the victim was shot at about 4 p.m. Thursday and died later at the hospital. His name has not been released by police.

Donte King and Aaron Kelly-Griffin have both been charged with armed assault with the intent to commit a robbery in connection with the death, but no murder charges had been filed.

The shooting remains under investigation.

The death was the city’s seventh homicide of the year, but the first in nearly two months.

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