FALL RIVER — Fall River Police, Massachusetts State Police assigned to the Bristol County District Attorney’s Office and Homicide Unit prosecutors are actively investigating a homicide, which occurred in Fall River late this afternoon.

Fall River Police received 911 calls around 4:30 p.m. regarding shots fired and a male victim in the area of 408 South Main Street. When police and other first responders arrived on scene, they located a 24-year-old city man who had sustained a gunshot wound. The victim was rushed to St. Anne's Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The victim’s identity cannot be released at this time as next of kin have yet to be notified of the death.

The medical examiner will take custody of the deceased and conduct an autopsy.

Since the investigation is extremely active and ongoing, no further information can be released at this time.

--Bristol County District Attorney's Office