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Arrest Made in Connection With Fatal Drug-Related Shooting



    34-Year-Old Killed in Drug-Related Fatal Shooting

    Attleboro police said officers responded to a home on South Avenue just before 11 p.m. after a man reported he had been shot multiple times. Police are looking for two men whom witnesses say fled the shooting scene in a burgundy Jeep. They reportedly sped off toward nearby Interstate 95.

    (Published Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017)

    An arrest has been made in connection with a fatal shooting in Massachusetts that police say was drug-related.

    The Bristol County District Attorney's Office says Christopher Johnson, of Attleboro, was charged Tuesday with misleading a criminal investigation. It was not immediately known if he has an attorney.

    Police say they received a 911 call Monday night from someone who said his brother had been shot in an Attleboro home. The caller said two people were in the home looking to steal marijuana.

    The victim was later identified as Thomas Pomare, of Santa Barbara, California.

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    Johnson is scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday in Attleboro District Court.

    Police say they're also looking for two people who left the area in a burgundy-colored Jeep.

    The investigation is ongoing.

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