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Police investigating early afternoon shooting in Fall River



Fall River police are investigating after a shooting took place in the city on Thursday afternoon.

According to Sergeant Moses Pereira, at approximately 1:10 p.m., Officer Paulo Ferreira responded to Atlantic Boulevard in response to a report of possible shots fired.

Once on scene, witnesses reported hearing what they believed to be the sound of gunshots. Investigators were able to locate evidence in the area, consistent with witness reports.

The investigation is being led by Detective Cheyenne Fortin of the Major Crimes Division.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Fortin at 508-324-2796. Anonymous tips can be provided by dialing 508-672-TIPS (8477)

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