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BROCKTON – Massachusetts State Police and Brockton Police continue to investigate a shooting last night that left one man dead and another injured, Plymouth County District Attorney Timothy J. Cruz has announced.
At approximately 8:35 p.m. last night, Brockton Police responded to a report of a double shooting in the area of 987 North Main Street in Brockton. Brockton Police and Fire responded and located a male victim in the parking lot at that address suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest. He was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital where he was pronounced dead. He has been identified as 25 year-old Nerilson Lopes.
A second male victim was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital in a personal motor vehicle for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.
Brockton Police contacted Massachusetts State Police troopers assigned to the Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office and an investigation commenced. That investigation is active and ongoing at this time.