Contact: Beth Stone- (508) 584-8120
BROCKTON– State and Brockton Police are investigating the murder of a man found
shot to death in Brockton last night, District Attorney Timothy J. Cruz announced.
At approximately 11:30 p.m. Saturday, Brockton Police received a 911 call for a report of
a shooting victim located in the street in front of 58 Sawtelle Avenue in Brockton. Brockton
Police, Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded and found a male victim with several
gunshot wounds. The man was pronounced dead on scene. The victim has been identified as
Jermain Smith (DOB: 01/29/79) of Brockton.
Brockton Police contacted State Police Detectives assigned to the Plymouth County
District Attorney’s Office and State Police Crime Scene Services to investigate.
The investigation is active and ongoing by State Police Detectives assigned to the
Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office and Brockton Police. Anyone with information is
urged to contact Brockton Detectives at 508-941-0234 or State Police at 508-923-4014.