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Police Asking For Tips After Man Shot In Central Mass Police Asking For Tips After Man Shot In Central Mass
Police Asking For Tips After Man Shot In Central Mass Police in Worcester say a 24-year-old man was shot during a meeting with his attacker on Thursday, June 13.  The shooting happened around 4:30 p.m. in the area of Vernon Street. Worcester police were called to the shooting site and provided first aid until paramedics arrived to take him to an area hospital.  Investigators do not believe the shooting was random, and there is no ongoing threat to the community.  Officers ask anyone with information about the violent attack to contact investigators at 508-799-8651.
No Bail For Man Accused Of Killing Ryan Babcock In Western Mass No Bail For Man Accused Of Killing Ryan Babcock In Western Mass
No Bail For Man Accused Of Killing Ryan Babcock In Western Mass A 38-year-old Berkshire County man has been arrested and charged with the fatal shooting of Ryan Babcock on Tuesday, June 11, in Pittsfield, authorities said.  Jeremy Stanton, of Pittsfield, was arrested on Wednesday and charged with murder, the Berkshire County District Attorney's Office said. Stanton pleaded not guilty, and a judge ordered him held without bail.  Related: ''My Heart Is Broken': Ryan Babcock ID'd As Victim In Pittsfield Fatal Shooting Police arrested Stanton at a home in Worthington in Hampshire County on an outstanding probation violation warrant and assault wi…
(UPDATE) 'My Heart Is Broken': Victim In Western Mass Shooting ID'd As 38-Year-Old Man (UPDATE) 'My Heart Is Broken': Victim In Western Mass Shooting ID'd As 38-Year-Old Man
(Update) 'My Heart Is Broken': Victim In Western Mass Shooting ID'd As 38-Year-Old Man Update: Police have arrested Jeremy Stanton in the shooting death of Ryan Babcock. Click here for more information.  Original: Authorities in Berkshire County have identified the man who was found shot inside a car in Pittsfield on Tuesday, June 11.  Ryan Babcock was found around 4:30 p.m. in the driver's seat of a vehicle in the 500 block of Fenn Street, The Berkshire County District Attorney's Office said. Paramedics attempted to resuscitate him, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.  No arrests have been made in the fatal shooting as of Wednesday evening.  B…
Springfield Police Raising Funds For Officer Seriously Wounded In Shooting Springfield Police Raising Funds For Officer Seriously Wounded In Shooting
Officer Nestor Santos Could Lose Eye Sight In Eye Springfield police are asking the public to donate to help one of their own after he was shot in the head last week, which could leave him blind in one eye.  Officer Nestor Santos was seriously injured after he was attacked on Thursday, June 6, while sitting in his unmarked police car in the 600 block of State Street while on his way to work around 10:30 p.m., Springfield police authorities said.  His squad supervisor and another police officer rushed him to Baystate Medical Center, and he was later airlifted to a Boston hospital for emergency surgery. Police said a bullet st…
Springfield Officer Shot In Head May Lose Vision In 1 Eye: Police Springfield Officer Shot In Head May Lose Vision In 1 Eye: Police
Nestor Santos ID'd As Officer Shot In Leg, Head An off-duty Springfield officer who was shot in the head and leg as he drove to work Wednesday night, June 6, may lose vision in an eye as a result of the attack.  Officer Nestor Santos was identified as the person who was seriously injured as he was attacked while sitting in his unmarked police car in the 600 block of State Street, Springfield police authorities said.  Related: 7 Arrested After Police Say They Fired At Officers, Sending 1 To ER His squad supervisor and another police officer rushed him to Baystate Medical Center, and he was later airlifted to a Boston hospital f…
Springfield Man ID'd As Victim In Fatal Holyoke Double Shooting Springfield Man ID'd As Victim In Fatal Holyoke Double Shooting
David Rivera Died Following A Shooting On Saturday, June 1 A double shooting in Hampden County over the weekend sent one man to the hospital and another man to the morgue after an argument turned violent, authorities announced on Monday, June 3.  David Rivera, 31, of Springfield, was identified as the man who was killed in the shooting early Saturday morning in Holyoke, the Hampden County District Attorney's Office said.  Police were called to the 400 block of High Street around 2 a.m. to reports of a shooting during an argument. They found one victim suffering non-life-threatening injuries.  Paramedics took him to Baystate Medical …
30-Year-Old Man ID'd As Victim In Fatal Springfield Shooting 30-Year-Old Man ID'd As Victim In Fatal Springfield Shooting
Aaron Cabrera Was Killed In The May 21 Shooting Police have identified the man who was killed in a shooting earlier this month in Springfield.  Aaron Cabrera, 30, of Ludlow, was shot around around 10 p.m. on May 21 in the 0-100 block of Fort Pleasant Avenue, Springfield police said.  Police were alerted to the fatal shooting after receiving a ShotSpotter alert. They found Cabrera bleeding from a wound, and paramedics rushed him to Baystate Medical Center, where he died of his injuries, police said.  Investigators are still searching for the shooter. They ask anyone with information about the killing to contact Springfield…
Third Suspect Busted In Fatal I-391 Shooting In Chicopee Third Suspect Busted In Fatal I-391 Shooting In Chicopee
Guyton Winspeare Was Shot, Killed While Driving In Chicopee Police have arrested a third person they say was involved in the fatal shooting of Guyton Winspeare on a stretch of I-391 in Holyoke two months ago, authorities said.  Miguel Dones, 21, of Springfield, is charged with murder and a slew of drug offenses after police found narcotics and an AR-15-style rifle in his car during a traffic stop, the Hampden District Attorney said.  He was being held on a $25,000 cash bail, but that could change after he is indicted on the murder charge on Monday, May 20, authorities said.  Dones is the third person police have connected to the…
Man Shot Before Crashing Car Into Worcester Home Has Died Man Shot Before Crashing Car Into Worcester Home Has Died
Man Shot Before Crashing Car Into Worcester Home Has Died A 19-year-old man who was shot while driving and crashed his car into a home in Worcester has died from his injuries more than two weeks later, authorities said.  The man's death was announced on Friday, May 17. Police have not released his name.  Officers said the man crashed his vehicle into a home on Paine Street on April 30, just after 9 p.m. Paramedics rushed him to an area hospital, where he later died of his injuries.  UPDATE 5/17/24: The victim of this shooting has died from his injuries. The incident will now be considered a... Posted by Worcester Police Departm…
Man Found Shot Dead In Springfield ID'd As 49-Year-Old Man Found Shot Dead In Springfield ID'd As 49-Year-Old
Gustavo Cartagena Was Found Shot On Locust Street A 49-year-old man has been identified as the victim of a shooting on Friday, May 10, in Springfield, authorities announced.  Gustavo Cartagena, of Springfield, was found shot in the 60 block of Locust Street just after 1:35 a.m. after police were called to the area for reports of gunshots, Springfield police said.  Cartagena was dead when officers arrived.  Police are investigating the slaying.  Officers ask anyone with information about the slaying to contact Springfield detectives at 413-787-6355.
Teen Charged With Shooting Driver Who Crashed Into Worcester House Teen Charged With Shooting Driver Who Crashed Into Worcester House
Teen Charged With Shooting Driver Who Crashed Into Worcester House A 16-year-old was arrested and charged with shooting a driver last month causing them to crash into a home in Worcester, authorities said. The teen, whose name was not released because of his age, is charged with armed assault to murder, possession of a loaded firearm without a license, and possession of ammunition without an FID card, Worcester police said.  The crash happened just after 9 p.m. on April 30, when a car slammed into a home on Paine Street. The driver was suffering from a gunshot wound, causing the wreck.  Paramedics rushed him to an area hospital, where he is bein…
Double-Fatal Shooting: Teens ID'd As Victims In Region Double-Fatal Shooting: Teens ID'd As Victims In Region
Double-Fatal Shooting: Teens ID'd As Victims In Region Two teenagers were killed in an overnight shooting in Connecticut. Click here for a new, updated story - New Details Emerge After 2 Teens Shot, Killed At CT Apartment Complex It happened around 10:30 p.m. Saturday, May 4, at an apartment complex in Hartford. The two victims in the incident at 94 Hendricxsen Ave. were found in a stairwell and later pronounced dead at Hartford Hospital.  They were identified as Lavante Brown, age 19, of Hartford, and Aydin Davis, age 16, of Bloomfield, according to NBC Connecticut. The incident is under investigation, and police have not yet re…
Driver Crashes Into Central Mass Home After Being Shot Driver Crashes Into Central Mass Home After Being Shot
Driver Crashes Into Central Mass Home After Being Shot A driver who crashed into a Worcester County home earlier this week had been shot before the crash, authorities said.  Officers were called to the home on Paine Street just after 9 p.m. on Tuesday, April 30, to find the car against the home and a driver suffering from a bullet wound, Worcester police said.  Paramedics rushed the driver to an area hospital to treat his injuries. Police did not say where he was shot or the extent of his wounds. Authorities also did not disclose how badly the home was damaged.  Detectives ask anyone with information about the shooting to contac…
Man Killed In Chicopee Convenience Store Armed Robbery ID'd: Police Man Killed In Chicopee Convenience Store Armed Robbery ID'd: Police
South Hadley's Robert Papalardo Killed In Chicopee Robbery A man who attempted to rob a Hampden County convenience store and later died of his wounds has been identified as a 53-year-old South Hadley man, authorities said.  Robert Papalardo died Thursday night, April 18, after paramedics rushed him to Baystate Medical Center following the shooting in Chicopee just before 6:30 p.m., the Hampden County District Attorney's Office said.  An initial investigation found that Papalardo tried to rob the Zain’s Smoke Shop & Convenience on Montgomery Street when shots were fired, police said. Authorities said Papalardo was armed. …
Police Officer, Sheriff's Deputy, Suspect Killed In Shootout On Suburban Street In Upstate NY Police Officer, Sheriff's Deputy, Suspect Killed In Shootout On Suburban Street In Upstate NY
Police Officer, Sheriff's Deputy, Suspect Killed In Shootout On Suburban Street In Upstate NY Two police officers were killed overnight in a shooting on a suburban street in upstate New York. Click here for a new, updated story: Over $250K Raised For Families Of Deputy, Cop Killed In Shootout On Quiet Suburban Street In NY The incident happened in Onondaga County in the village of Liverpool, located just north of Syracuse, shortly after 7 p.m. Sunday, April 14. According to the Onondaga County Sheriff's Office, Syracuse Police Officers encountered a suspicious vehicle at Emerson Avenue and Hamilton Street and attempted to stop it. However, the driver refused to stop and fle…
3 Teens Shot, Wounded In Central Mass; Police Asking For Tips 3 Teens Shot, Wounded In Central Mass; Police Asking For Tips
3 Teens Shot, Wounded In Central Mass; Police Asking For Tips Three teenagers — two women and one boy — were shot over the weekend in Worcester, authorities said.  Police were called to the Clarkston Street area to reports of gunshots on Sunday night, April 7, but more emergency calls were placed soon after announcing that multiple people were hurt, Worcester police said.  Officers found two 18-year-old women and a 17-year-old boy suffering from gunshot wounds when they arrived just before 9:15 p.m. They provided first aid at the scene, and paramedics rushed them to an area hospital, police said.  Their names and conditions were not re…
(Update) Man Charged With Fatal Shooting Of West Springfield Woman (Update) Man Charged With Fatal Shooting Of West Springfield Woman
(Update) Man Charged With Fatal Shooting Of West Springfield Woman Update: Police arrested and charged a 37-year-old Springfield man with shooting and killing a West Springfield woman on Wednesday morning, April 3.  Roman Holguin is charged with murder in the shooting of a woman found on Riverdale Road.  Original: Police in Hampden County are investigating after a woman was shot and killed on Wednesday morning, April 3.  The shooting happened around 10:45 a.m. in the 500 block of Riverdale Road in West Springfield, police said. Officers were called to the area for a report of a disturbance.  When they arrived, they found a woman …
2 Charged With Car-To-Car Fatal Shooting That Killed Father Of 1 In Chicopee 2 Charged With Car-To-Car Fatal Shooting That Killed Father Of 1 In Chicopee
2 Charged With Car-To-Car Fatal Shooting That Killed Father Of 1 In Chicopee A Hampden County teenager and 22-year-old woman have been charged in connection with the death of a father of one as they drove along I-391 earlier this month, authorities said.  Noah Torres, 19, of Springfield, and Kiana Gonzalez, 22, of Holyoke, are linked to the death of 35-year-old Guyton Winspeare, 35, of Chicopee on March 12, the Hampden County District Attorney said. The shooting happened just before 8:45 p.m. between exits 3 and 4 on I-391 South in Chicopee when one person fired shots into another car on the interstate. Two people were injured in the shooting, and the…
(Update) 1 Killed, Another Wounded In I-391 Shooting In Chicopee (Update) 1 Killed, Another Wounded In I-391 Shooting In Chicopee
(Update) 1 Killed, Another Wounded In I-391 Shooting In Chicopee Update: The Hampden County District Attorney's Office said the survivors of the shooting on I-391 Wednesday night are being uncooperative with investigators. Officers believe the crime scene is likely between Exits 3 and 4 in the southbound lane of the interstate in Chicopee.  Anyone with information about the shooting or who may have witnessed the incident should contact Massachusetts State Police investigators with the Hampden County DA's office. Original: Two people were shot when they say a car pulled up alongside them on Interstate 391 Tuesday night, March 12, and opened fire. One…
23-Year-Old Westfield Man ID'd As Man Shot, Killed In Car In Springfield 23-Year-Old Westfield Man ID'd As Man Shot, Killed In Car In Springfield
Anthony Goss Of Westfield ID'd As Man Killed In Springfield Update: Police have arrested a man they say is responsible for the killing of Anthony Goss. Click here for more information on that story.  Original: Police have identified the 23-year-old who was found shot to death inside his car on Monday, Feb. 26.  Anthony Goss, of Westfield, was found in the 700 block of Bay St. near the intersection with Tapley Street when police responded to reports of gunshots, the Hampden County District Attorney said.  Police have released few details about the shooting, but investigators urge anyone with information on the shooting to co…
Look Familiar?: Dashcam Video Shows Car Involved In Fatal I-95 Foxboro Shooting Look Familiar?: Dashcam Video Shows Car Involved In Fatal I-95 Foxboro Shooting
Look Familiar?: Dashcam Video Shows Car Involved In Fatal I-95 Foxboro Shooting Norfolk County officials released dash cam video of a dark-colored sedan that they say was taken shortly before the driver shot and killed a 37-year-old father on I-95 in Foxborough.  The shooting happened just before 10 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 3, near exit 16.  The car in the video — which appears on the right — seems to be a gray, silver, or dark-colored Hyundai Sonata that has been modified cosmetically, the Norfolk County District Attorney said. It was spotted driving erratically and speeding before the shooting.  Foxborough police are asking the public to identify t…
Teen Busted In Springfield, Charged With Killing Vermont Mom Of 2: Police Teen Busted In Springfield, Charged With Killing Vermont Mom Of 2: Police
Teen Busted In Springfield, Charged With Killing Vermont Mom Of 2: Police Springfield police have arrested a 15-year-old boy in connection with the shooting death of a 38-year-old woman in her car in Vermont last month.  The teen is charged with second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of Christina Chatlos in St. Johnsbury, Vermont, on Jan. 23, Springfield police said. The accused shooter's identity was not released because of his age.  Chatlos was sitting in her car when she was shot in the torso, which proved fatal.  The 15-year-old arrested in Springfield was arrested on Monday, Feb. 26, just before noon in the  700 block of Worthin…
30-Year-Old Man ID'd As Victim Of Fatal Springfield Shooting 30-Year-Old Man ID'd As Victim Of Fatal Springfield Shooting
30-Year-Old Man ID'd As Victim Of Fatal Springfield Shooting Authorities have identified the man who was shot and killed last week in Springfield.  Nicorie Adams, 30, of Springfield, was shot around 4:20 p.m. Thursday,  Jan. 31, on Braddock Street, the Hampden County District Attorney said.  Officers were called to a ShotSpotter alert on Rochelle Street when they received a second notification of a shooting on Braddock Street. They found evidence at both locations but no victims.  Moments later, Adams and an unnamed woman drove to Baystate Medical Center. Adams was seriously wounded from a gunshot, and the woman was suffering non…
Driver Killed In I-95 Foxborough Shooting ID'd; Police Asking For Tips Driver Killed In I-95 Foxborough Shooting ID'd; Police Asking For Tips
Driver Killed In I-95 Foxborough Shooting ID'd; Police Asking For Tips A 37-year-old North Attleboro man has been identified as the driver who was shot and killed while driving south on I-95 in Foxborough on Saturday, Feb 3.  Justin R. Parker was behind the wheel of a Mercedes that was struck by multiple bullets just before 10 p.m., the Norfolk District Attorney's Office said.  Update: Investigators Ask For Dash Cam Video To ID Shooter's Car The Mercedes swerved into a Lexus SUV carrying a family, causing that car to crash into the woods. No one was seriously injured in that wreck, authorities said.  Parker's car swerved again, striking the ce…
Man Killed, Woman Hospitalized In Springfield Shooting; Police Hunting Shooter Man Killed, Woman Hospitalized In Springfield Shooting; Police Hunting Shooter
Man Killed, Woman Hospitalized In Springfield Shooting; Police Hunting Shooter A man was killed and a woman seriously injured in a shooting in Springfield on Wednesday, Jan. 31, authorities said.  Officers were responding to a separate ShotSpotter alert on Rochelle Street when the second one came in just before 4:30 p.m. on Braddock Street, Springfield police said in social media posts.  Police found crime scenes at both locations but no victims.  Moments later, a car pulled into Baystate Medical Center in Springfield with a man and woman both suffering from bullet wounds, police said. The man died later that day.  The woman is expected to surviv…
Caribbean Carnival Shooting: 4 Charged In Attack That Hospitalized 8, DA Says Caribbean Carnival Shooting: 4 Charged In Attack That Hospitalized 8, DA Says
Caribbean Carnival Shooting: 4 Charged In Attack That Hospitalized 8, DA Says Four men have been indicted in connection with a shooting that left eight people shot during a Caribbean celebration in Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood in August 2023, officials said. The men and women who were shot around 7:45 a.m. on Talbot Avenue during the Caribbean J’ouvert parade were rushed to local hospitals but suffered non-life-threatening injuries, a police spokesperson told the Boston Globe. The shootings stemmed from a fight between two groups nearby and didn’t involve people taking part in the festivities, the Boston police spokesperson confirmed. Related: HOMICIDE: Ma…
'Life Of Every Party' ID'd As Fatal Shooting Victim In Springfield 'Life Of Every Party' ID'd As Fatal Shooting Victim In Springfield
'Life Of Every Party' ID'd As Fatal Shooting Victim In Springfield A 44-year-old man has been identified as the victim of a Monday, Dec. 4, shooting in Springfield, authorities announced Friday.  Billy Spivey Jr., of Springfield, was found shot in the 100 block of Albemarle Street just after 6 p.m. Paramedics rushed him to Baystate Medical Center, but doctors were not able to save his life, the Hampden County District Attorney's Office said.  Police are investigating the fatal incident.  Spivey, better known as Dunnie to his friends and family, was called a "devoted friend and family member and the life of every party" by his friends who cr…
Man Killed In Springfield Shooting That Injured 3 Others ID'd: DA Man Killed In Springfield Shooting That Injured 3 Others ID'd: DA
Man Killed In Springfield Shooting That Injured 3 Others ID'd: DA Police identified the fatal shooting victim from Wednesday as a 42-year-old Springfield man. Three other people were injured in the attack.  Emanuel Cruz and another man were found inside a freighliner, and a third was found on the sidewalk near the 100 block of Morgan St. on Wednesday, Nov. 15, the Hampden County District Attorney's Office said. A fourth victim would later walk into Baystate Medical Center, where the two surviving victims were also taken.  Paramedics rushed Cruz to the hospital, where he later died of his wounds, authorities said. The other man who was inside the…
Man Wanted In Baby's Killing Surrenders To Holyoke Police After Month On Run: DA Man Wanted In Baby's Killing Surrenders To Holyoke Police After Month On Run: DA
Man Wanted In Baby's Killing Surrenders To Holyoke Police After Month On Run: DA A 28-year-old Hamden County man who has been on the run since he was accused of a shooting that caused the death of a newborn baby on Oct. 4 has surrendered to police in Holyoke.  Kermith Alvarez will be arraigned on a murder charge on Monday, the Hampden County District Attorney said. He was one of the state's 10 most wanted before he gave himself up.  Alvarez is one of three men accused of a shooting in the 100 block of Sargeant Street in Holyoke on Oct. 4, police said. The trio was in an argument that ended in gunfire. One of the bullets struck a passing bus and hit rider …
'Wouldn’t Wish This On Anyone': Family Of WSU Victim Speaks Out, Manhunt For Shooter Grows: DA 'Wouldn’t Wish This On Anyone': Family Of WSU Victim Speaks Out, Manhunt For Shooter Grows: DA
'Wouldn’t Wish This On Anyone': Family Of WSU Victim Speaks Out, Manhunt For Shooter Grows: DA The family of Randy Armando Melendez Jr., of Southbridge, who was gunned down following a fight at Worcester State University over the weekend, says he was a loving son and caring friend who had turned 19 just days before he was killed.   Melendez was one of two people shot at the university on Saturday, Oct. 28. The second person was rushed to an area hospital and underwent emergency surgery to save their life, the Worcester District Attorney said. Their name was not released.  Neither of the victims nor the suspect attended Worcester State University. It's unclear why they were on campus…
Purported Videos Of Worcester State Fatal Shooting Surface Online Purported Videos Of Worcester State Fatal Shooting Surface Online
Purported Videos Of Worcester State Fatal Shooting Surface Online Two people were shot at Worcester State University early Saturday morning, Oct. 28, after a fight in a parking lot, officials said.  One died, and the other was rushed to a hospital for treatment. Police haven't released much about what sparked the altercation, but they said neither the victims nor the alleged shooter went to the university.  Related: Manhunt For Shooter Underway, Victim's Family Asks For Help As police continue to investigate the incident, videos that purportedly show the moments leading up to the shooting and the aftermath have appeared on social media sites.  (Edito…