Taunton Homicide Under Investigation
TAUNTON (WBSM) — Authorities are investigating a homicide that took place earlier today in Taunton.
According to the Bristol County District Attorney’s Office, Taunton Police received a 911 call at about 7:50 a.m. today reporting shots fired in the area of 188 Winthrop Street (Route 44).
First responders arrived on the scene and found the victim in the driver’s seat of a gray Jeep Grand Cherokee parked in the driveway of the home at 188 Winthrop Street.
The victim, identified as Alvaro J. Andrade, 33, of Taunton, had sustained gunshot wounds and was rushed to Morton Hospital in Taunton, where he was pronounced deceased at 9:03 a.m.
The D.A.’s Office said the investigation into the homicide is ongoing by Massachusetts State Police detectives assigned to their office, Taunton Police and Homicide Unit prosecutors.
No further information is being released at this time.