DA: 1 dead, 1 injured in Lynn double shooting

LYNN, MASS. (WHDH) - A double shooting in Lynn left one person dead and another injured Monday night, officials said.

Officers responding to a reported shooting on Jones Terrace,  a small cul-de-sac off the 300 block of Boston Street, just after 6 p.m. found two men suffering from apparent gunshot wounds, according to the Essex District Attorney Jonathan Blodgett.

A 33-year-old man, whose name was not released, was pronounced dead at the scene.

A 22-year-old man was transported to a Lahey Burlington Hospital for treatment. He is expected to survive.

Rattled residents said they heard multiple gunshots.

“There was gunshots and I went running to my grandma and she said, ‘Oh no, it’s just fireworks,'” 10-year-old Jessica Rosario said. “I’m like, there’s gunshots, gunshots.”

A family with young children was escorted by police out of the multifamily home at the center of the investigation.

The scene remains active at this time.

No additional information was immediately available.

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