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BROCKTON – Massachusetts State Police along with Brockton Police have arrested a man in connection with the fatal weekend shooting of a man, Plymouth County District Attorney Timothy J. Cruz has announced.
On Saturday, at approximately 2:41 a.m., Brockton Police responded to the area of 21 Auna Drive for a report of a person shot. Brockton Police officers arrived on scene and observed a male victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital where he was pronounced dead of his wounds. He has been identified as 51 year-old Harry Williams.
Brockton Police contacted Massachusetts State Police Detectives assigned to the Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office and an investigation commenced. Police interviewed numerous witnesses and secured physical evidence and video surveillance. As a result of the investigation, troopers assigned to the Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office sought and obtained an arrest warrant for Kevin Gomes, 26, of Brockton. Today, Gomes was located in Worcester and placed under arrest without incident. Gomes is scheduled to be arraigned tomorrow in Brockton District Court on one count of Murder.
The investigation is active and ongoing by Massachusetts State Police and Brockton Police.