Police Investigate Shooting Death of 17-Year-Old in Dighton

Authorities are investigating the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old inside a Massachusetts home.

Police in Dighton received a 911 around 6:45 p.m. Tuesday about a medical emergency and found a young man had been shot. He was taken to a hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Police say the shooting is a homicide.

The victim's name was being withheld until his family was notified.

Dighton Police, Massachusetts State Police detectives and prosecutors from the Bristol County District Attorney's Office are investigating.

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