Fatal Shooting

Man Dead in Overnight Shooting in Lynn

No one has yet been arrested in the shooting on Western Avenue, prosecutors said

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A man is dead after a shooting late Friday in Lynn, Massachusetts, authorities said Saturday.

The shooting, on Western Avenue near Anoka Place, was reported about 11 p.m., according to Massachusetts State Police. The slain person was found in a lot behind a building.

The shooting is currently under investigation in conjunction with Massachusetts State Police, Lynn police said.

Officials didn't immediately release any information on what took place in the shooting or give the name of the man killed.

He was 32, according to the Essex County District Attorney's Office.

The killing does not appear to be random, prosecutors said, adding that there is no danger to the general public. No arrests have been made.

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