Active Homicide Investigation Underway in Fall River

Fall River Police (both the Major Crimes Division and Uniform Division), Massachusetts State Police Detectives assigned to this office and Homicide Unit prosecutors are actively investigating a homicide, which occurred in the City of Fall River during the overnight hours this morning.

Uniform Division officers from the Fall River Police Department responded to the intersection of Albert Street and Huard Street around 1:17 am today in regards to a male being shot. The victim, who cannot be publicly identified at this time, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The investigation is extremely active and ongoing, and no further information can be disseminated about the case at this time. If and when more information can be released, this office will send out a follow up advisory.

Anyone who may have been in the area of the incident or has information about the case is urged to contact Fall River Police’s Major Crimes Division at 508-324-2796. If individuals wish to make an anonymous tip, they can do so by either logging on to tipsubmit.com or by texting the phrase “Call50” to the phone number 274637 (which spells CRIMES).
Gregg Miliote
Director of Communications
774-292-9576—after hours