Two arrested, one wanted, after shooting death of 27-year-old Sedrick Abreu of Brockton



Sedrick Abreu

BROCKTON – Two men are under arrest, and Massachusetts State Police and Brockton Police continue to search for a third suspect who allegedly fatally shot his brother, Plymouth County District Attorney Timothy Cruz has announced. 

Sunday, at approximately 2:17 a.m., Brockton Police received a 911 call for a report of a shooting inside a home at 36 Hoover Avenue. Police and emergency medical personnel responded, and located a male party who was shot in the chest. He was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital where he was pronounced dead of his injuries. He has been identified as 27-year-old Sedrick Abreu. 

Also Sunday, members of Plymouth SPDU, Brockton Police, State Police Crime Scene Services Section, State Police Ballistics, and State Police Crime Lab executed a search warrant at 36 Hoover Avenue. Several items of evidentiary value were secured as evidence, and two men were arrested and charged with Accessory to the Homicide. 24-year-old Sirick Amado and 26-year-old Antonio Dejesus appeared in Brockton District Court for arraignment Monday. 

As a result of the ongoing and active investigation, State Police sought and obtained an arrest warrant for the shooting suspect, 20-year-old Jeremiah Abreu who is the brother of the victim.

The investigation remains ongoing.

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