LAWRENCE, MASS. (WHDH) - An investigation is underway after a man was fatally shot in Lawrence late Friday night, officials announced.

Officers responding to a report of shots fired on Walnut Street around midnight found a man suffering from a gunshot wound, according to Essex District Attorney Paul F. Tucker.

The man, whose name was not released, was taken to Lawrence General Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

No additional information was immediately available.

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