New Bedford Police, Massachusetts State Police detectives assigned to the district attorney’s office and Homicide Unit prosecutors are actively investigating a homicide, which occurred late last night in The City of New Bedford.
At around 11:04 pm Thursday, New Bedford Police received a Shot Spotter notification regarding multiple shots fired in the area of 123 County Street. The department also received multiple 911 calls for shots fired and a male victim in the area of 116 County Street.
When first responders arrived on scene, they found evidence of a shooting but no victim. A short time later, a private vehicle arrived at Saint Luke’s Hospital with the victim inside.
The victim, later identified as Amareuito Fernandes, 27, of New Bedford, was pronounced deceased at the hospital at 11:33 pm.
The investigation is extremely active as of this moment and no further information can be released about the case.
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