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Springfield Police Investigate City's 8th Homicide of 2019

Although police are calling it a homicide, they have yet to determine the cause of death

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    Springfield Police Investigate City's 8th Homicide of 2019

    Police in Springfield are investigating the death of a man found on a city street in the early morning hours.

    Police spokesman Ryan Walsh says although the cause of the victim's death early Wednesday remains unclear, it is considered a homicide.

    He says officers responding to reports of a "man down" found the victim at about 1:40 a.m.

    He was taken to Baystate Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead.

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    [NATL] Shooting at 2nd Wisconsin High School Leaves Community in Shock

    A school officer and a student were injured at Wisoonsin's Oshkosh West High School Tuesday morning, when the student was shot after attempting to stab the office with a sharp object. The shooting comes just one day after a school resource officer at Waukesha South High School shot a 17-year-old armed student who refused to drop his weapon.

    (Published Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019)

    The victim's name wasn't released.

    An autopsy is planned to determine how the man died.

    Masslive.com reports that the death was the city's eighth homicide of the year. There were 18 homicides in Springfield last year.

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