Male shot and killed in Methuen early Sunday morning, DA says

METHUEN, Mass. — A male was shot and killed in Methuen early Sunday morning, the district attorney said.

Police responded to reports of shots fired in the area of Haverhill Street in Methuen around 2:06 a.m. Sunday, Essex County District Attorney Paul Tucker said in a statement.

Minutes later, police learned that a male gunshot victim had arrived at Lawrence General Hospital. Officers responded to the hospital and to the area of Haverhill Street.

The victim, who was not identified, was treated at the hospital and later died of his injuries, Tucker said.

Methuen Police detectives and troopers from Tucker’s office are investigating.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates as more information becomes available.

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