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State Police, Brockton Police Investigating Fatal Shooting in Brockton

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Contact: Beth Stone 508-584-8120

BROCKTON – State Police Detectives and Brockton Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a 22 year-old man outside his home in the city, Plymouth County District Attorney Timothy J. Cruz announced today.

At approximately 8:48 p.m. last night, ShotSpotter alerted Brockton Police to multiple shots fired in the vicinity of 117 Belmont Avenue. Brockton Police responded and located a male victim in the area of a stairwell at #117 Belmont Avenue suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The man was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital in Brockton where he was pronounced dead. He has been identified as 22 year-old Ailson Barbosa of Brockton.

Brockton Police contacted State Police Detectives assigned to the Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office and an investigation commenced. That investigation remains active and ongoing.

Anyone with any information on the shooting is urged to contact State Police Detectives at 508-894-2600.


February 9, 2020