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District Attorney’s Office identifies 33-year-old Taunton man shot to death



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Massachusetts State Police detectives assigned to the district attorney’s office, Taunton Police and Homicide Unit prosecutors are actively investigating a homicide, which occurred earlier this morning in the City of Taunton.

According to Greg Miliote of the Bristol County District Attorney’s Office, at approximately 7:50 a.m. today, Taunton Police received a 911 call regarding shots fired in the area of 188 Winthrop Street (Route 44). When first responders arrived on scene, they located the victim sitting in the driver’s seat of a gray Jeep Grand Cherokee parked in the driveway of the above address. The victim had sustained gunshots wounds and was rushed to Morton Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased at 9:03 a.m.

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The victim has been identified as 33-year-old Alvaro J. Andrade of Taunton.

Miliote stated that the investigation into the homicide is extremely active and no other information on the case would be released at this time.

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