Police: 1 dead, another injured in Brockton parking lot shooting

BROCKTON, Mass. (AP/WHDH) — Authorities are investigating a fatal Massachusetts shooting that killed one man and sent a second person to the hospital.

Police and fire officials responded to reports of several shots fired at the Brockton Mini Mart parking lot just after 10 p.m. Saturday.

Two people were shot inside an SUV. Officials transported Bethgy Cator, 26, of Avon, to Good Samaritan Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. A second person, who has not been identified, was taken to the same hospital before being transported to Boston Medical Center with unspecified injuries.

Bystanders described hearing up to seven shots fired.

Rigoberto Quinoes who lives nearby said he his thankful that his children weren’t in that lot when the shooting happened.

“Now I’m afraid for my kids ’cause my kids go to school in this area and my wife comes here to do her laundry,” he said.

The Plymouth County District Attorney’s office is investigating the shooting. No arrests have been made.

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