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22 and 23-year-old Massachusetts men arrested in shooting death of 20-year-old Jauwon Ambers



Jauwon Ambers

Two Massachusetts men are under arrest and charged in connection with the murder of 20-year-old Jauwon Ambers, Plymouth County District Attorney Timothy J. Cruz has announced.

On September 9, 2021, just after 4:15 p.m., Brockton Police responded to the area of 77 Highland Terrace for a report of multiple shots fired. Upon arrival, police and emergency medical personnel located a male victim suffering from a gunshot wound to the head area. The victim was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital before he was transferred to Boston Medical Center. He was pronounced deceased the following day, and was identified as Ambers.

Brockton Police contacted the Massachusetts State Police Detective Unit assigned to the Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office and an investigation was initiated. As a result of the lengthy investigation, police developed information that identified two suspects in the murder of Ambers.

On Friday, Massachusetts State Police and Brockton Police sought and obtained arrest warrants for Leonardo Monteiro, 22, and Ivanilson Brandao, 23. Both were taken into custody Saturday, Monteiro in Brockton, and Brandao in Stoughton.
They are both scheduled to be arraigned on a Murder charges Monday in Brockton District Court.

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