Home / Latest / UPDATE: Active Homicide Investigation Underway in New Bedford

UPDATE: Active Homicide Investigation Underway in New Bedford


Earlier we reported about a homicide investigation underway in New Bedford involving a Yellow Cab.

Here is additional information:

Police investigation has revealed that the cab driver picked up Mr. Dunton and a second male from an address on Cottage Street. While in the cab the two males attempted to violently rob the cab driver by placing him in a choke hold and utilizing a knife.

The cab driver was able to escape the cab and fired several shots that struck Mr. Dunton. The cab driver has a valid License to Carry. The police are currently searching for the second assailant who fled the scene.

The cab driver’s use of force to defend himself is part of the ongoing investigation by both the New Bedford Police Department and the State Police Detective Unit assigned to the Bristol County District Attorney’s Office.

About NewBedfordGuide

Check Also

New Bedford students graduate from True Course program

Getting higher grades. Handling anger better. Behaving more appropriately and cutting down on discipline incidents. …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Translate »