Homicide Investigation Underway in Fall River

Bristol County District Attorney’s Office
Thomas M. Quinn III
District Attorney
Press Release
July 12, 2016

Fall River Police, Massachusetts State Police Detectives assigned to this office, and homicide unit prosecutors are actively investigating a homicide, which occurred Monday night in The City of Fall River.

At around 9:27 p.m., police responded to 911 calls regarding shots fired in the area of 129 Plain Street. When first responders arrived at the scene, they found a male victim in the landing of the first floor of the apartment complex at 129 Plain Street.

The victim, who was later identified as Jerrod Cohen, 29, of 129 Plain Street, was rushed to Rhode Island Hospital where he was pronounced dead late last night.

The investigation is extremely active and ongoing, and no further information can be released at this time.


Gregg Miliote
Director of Communications