Man Found Shot to Death in Lawrence Identified

The victim has been identified by authorities as Edward Javier, 25, of Lawrence

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Police are investigating a fatal shooting in Lawrence, Massachusetts.

Around 8:30 a.m. Friday, Lawrence police responded to a Haverhill Street address for a report of a body in the backyard, the Essex District Attorney's Office said.

When they arrived, they found a dead male with apparent gunshot wounds. The district attorney's office identified him later Friday as Edward Javier, 25, of Lawrence.

Javier was shot multiple times, the DA said in a press release.

No arrests have been made. An investigation is ongoing.

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