Fatal shooting under investigation in New Bedford

NEW BEDFORD, MASS. (WHDH) - Authorities in New Bedford are investigating after a man was shot and killed in New Bedford Sunday.

Officers responding around 2:19 a.m. to reports of shots fired on Shawmut Avenue found 23-year-old Reynaldo Pena lying in the street, suffering from gunshot wounds, according to the Bristol District Attorney’s Office.

Pena was taken to St. Luke’s Hospital and then transferred to Rhode Island Hospital. where he was pronounced dead around 3:40 a.m.

The incident is being investigated by New Bedford police and state troopers assigned to the Bristol District Attorney’s Office.

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