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Man Killed in Officer-Involved Shooting in Revere



    Suspect Identified in Revere Shooting

    Lynn man identified as suspect in deadly officer involved shooting in Revere

    (Published Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019)

    A Lynn man was killed in an officer-involved shooting in Revere, Massachusetts, around 12:30 a.m. on Sunday after a police chase, officials confirmed.

    Oscar D. Ventura-Gonzalez, 32, led Everett police on a car chase into Revere, according to Massachusetts State Police. The shooting occurred on Washington Avenue near the intersection of Sargent Street.

    "I'm grateful that no bystanders or members of law enforcement were injured in this morning's police-involved shooting or the sequence of events that preceded it," said Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins in a statement.

    "However, I acknowledge that a family is grieving the loss of a loved one today. I want to assure that family, the community, and members of law enforcement that there will be a transparent and impartial review of this encounter in order to provide the answers that they deserve."

    After police encountered the man, the suspect was transported to Massachusetts General Hospital where he later died.

    Authorities have not released the name of the suspect who died or the reason for the pursuit.

    The Suffolk County District Attorney's office is investigating the incident.

    Anyone who witnessed or has information regarding the shooting is encouraged to contact police at 617-727-8817.

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