Fall River

2 Dead, Including a 14-Year-Old, in Shooting Near Fall River Park

Two people with serious gunshot wounds were found at the scene, while a third went to a hospital with a gunshot wound on his leg, police said


Two people were killed, including a 14-year-old, and another person was injured in a shooting Tuesday near a park in Fall River, Massachusetts, officials said.

No arrests have yet been made as the investigation into the daylight shooting continues, according to the Fall River Police Department.



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Police said they were called about a shooting on Fifth Street near Griffin Park about 4:22 p.m.

Two people with serious gunshot wounds were found at the scene. The Bristol County District Attorney's Office said those victims, a 29-year-old Fall River man and a 14-year-old male, were taken to area hospitals, where they were pronounced dead.

A 19-year-old male was also hospitalized with injuries, authorities said.

It wasn't immediately clear what prompted the shooting. Police didn't identify the victims other than to say all are male.

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