18-Year-Old Gunned Down in Lawrence, Massachusetts

The DA has ID'd the victim as 18-year-old Lawrence resident Juan Espinal

Police are investigating the fatal shooting of an 18-year-old man in Lawrence, Massachusetts.

Authorities say the victim was found near the intersection of Forest and Crescent streets at about 1:45 a.m. Wednesday.

The victim was identified as Lawrence resident Juan Espinal. A memorial at the scene of the murder grew Wednesday morning.

Family and friends tell us Espinal was a humble kid who went to school and worked a couple of jobs.

The Essex district attorney says no suspects are in custody.

One neighbor reported hearing seven or eight gunshots.

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