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Victim Identified In Brockton Shooting

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Contact: Beth Stone 508-584-8120

BROCKTON – The male victim killed in a shooting last night in Brockton has been identified, Plymouth County District Attorney Timothy J. Cruz has announced.

Just after 7:30 p.m. last night, Brockton Police received a notification from ShotSpotter of shots fired in the vicinity of 94 Belmont Avenue. Upon arrival, police located a 25 year-old male suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital where he was pronounced dead. He has been identified as Manuel Duarte of Brockton. Preliminarily, this does not appear to be a random act of violence.

The investigation is active and ongoing by Massachusetts State Police Detectives and Brockton Police.

October 14, 2020