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26-Year-Old Man Killed in Weymouth Double Shooting

A 26-year-old is dead and another man was injured in a shooting Tuesday near an apartment complex in Weymouth, Massachusetts

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    Police Investigate Fatal Shooting at Weymouth Apartment

    Authorities are investigating a double shooting that left one man dead in Weymouth, Massachusetts.

    (Published Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018)

    What to Know

    • Police are searching for the gunman responsible for the fatal shooting of a 26-year-old man and injury of another man in his late 20s.

    • The shooting was reported at about 9:30 p.m. Tuesday in Weymouth, Massachusetts.

    • The victims were found near the entrance of the Weymouth Commons Apartments.

    A 26-year-old man was killed and another man in his late 20s was injured Tuesday in a shooting near a Weymouth, Massachusetts apartment complex.

    Police received a call about the shooting at approximately 9:30 p.m. on Rockway Avenue, officials said. Both victims were found near the entryway of the Weymouth Commons Apartments before they were rushed to South Shore Hospital.

    The 26-year-old victim, identified as Nickey Gomes, was pronounced dead at the hospital. The other victim, whose identity has not been released, is expected to survive.

    "Police have done a sweep of the area and it's generally believed that individual or those individuals have left the scene," Norfolk County District Attorney Michael Morrissey said.

    26-Year-Old Man Killed in Weymouth Double Shooting

    [NECN] 26-Year-Old Man Killed in Weymouth Double Shooting

    Police are investigating a double shooting in Weymouth, Massachusetts that left one 26-year-old man dead and another injured.

    (Published Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018)

    Gomes is formally from Brockton but was apparently staying at the apartment complex. A source alleged that the man killed had been charged with attempted murder after a shooting outside a hotel in Sharon two years ago.

    A vehicle at the scene was towed by police.

    Officials are searching for the gunman and a possible motive. State police and ballistics experts are assisting with the ongoing investigation.

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