Police: Man shot, killed in Brockton

Published 11-13-2018

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BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) - State and city police are investigating a fatal shooting in Brockton.

Authorities say 27-year-old Patrick Sequeira-Ferreira was shot in the head at about 6:30 p.m. Monday and died later at a hospital.

The Plymouth district attorney confirmed the death Tuesday morning. No arrests have been announced.

The Enterprise reports that officers responded to the location after getting a 911 call and were also alerted to the city's automated gunfire detection system.

An officer who was in the area found a man down in the street. The victim was taken to a local hospital before being flown to a Boston hospital where he died shortly before midnight.

The death was the city's ninth homicide of the year.

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