FALL RIVER (WBSM) — A recent press release from the Fall River Police Department shares that two other shootings that occurred the same weekend of Jovanni Perez’s homicide could have a potential connection to his fatal shooting.

On Saturday, October 14, the Fall River Police Department responded to a shooting in the area of Locus Street that took the life of Jovanni Perez, 18. Authorities are currently investigating but no suspect has yet been named.

According to the statement, authorities are investigating two subsequent shootings that occurred as a potential connection to the homicide investigation.

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“It is important for the citizens of Fall River to understand that these shootings are specific targeted acts of violence between specific individuals," Sgt. Moses Pereira said in a statement. "There is no immediate cause for concern to the general public, relative to random acts of violence occurring within our city."

Police say that they are confident in bringing justice to the individuals responsible for these crimes.

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