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Officials release name of 23-year-old shot to death in Bristol County homicide



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Massachusetts State Police detectives assigned to the district attorney’s office, Homicide Unit prosecutors and local police are investigating a homicide that occurred earlier today.

According to Gregg Miliote of the Bristol County District Attorney’s Office, The Southeastern Massachusetts Regional Emergency Communications Center received a 911 call today at 11:11 a.m. reporting a shooting at 42 West Church Street in Mansfield. When first responders arrived on scene, they located a deceased 23-year-old male victim suffering from gunshot wounds. The victim’s name is Samuel P. Waters of Mansfield.

22-year-old facing charges after 23-year-old fatally shot in Bristol County

One individual is currently being detained in connection with the homicide, but has not yet been formally charged with a crime therefore the name has not been released yet.

There is no reason to believe the public is in any danger, according to Miliote.

This story will be updated as information is released.

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