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Officials: Fall River fatal shooting death ruled suicide



Photo courtesy of Galt Police Department

A fatal shooting that took place this weekend in Fall River has been ruled a suicide.

A call came into dispatch just after 3:45 p.m. on Saturday for a victim who reportedly had a gunshot wound to the head.

Upon arrival of first responders, the victim was located off of Copicut Road inside of a vehicle in a hunters parking lot south of the Copicut Road and Bell Rock Road intersection.

Gregg Miliote of the Bristol County District Attorney’s Office stated that the shooting was fatal, and that the death was ruled a suicide.

If you or someone you know is thinking about suicide or in emotional distress, reach out for help by calling or texting 988 (Veterans: Press 1, Spanish Line: Press 2). Chat is also available at

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