Homicide Investigation Underway in New Bedford

Bristol County District Attorney’s Office

Thomas M. Quinn III
District Attorney

Press Release
June 2, 2021

Massachusetts State Police detectives assigned to the district attorney’s office, Homicide Unit prosecutors and New Bedford Police are actively investigating a homicide, which occurred this afternoon in The City of New Bedford.

At approximately 3:12 pm today, New Bedford Police responded to 911 calls reporting a shooting outside of 67 David Street.  When first responders arrived on scene, they located a male victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

The victim, later identified as Adilson Neves, 36, of New Bedford, was rushed to Saint Luke’s Hospital, where he was later pronounced deceased.

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

If anyone has any information regarding this incident, they are urged to contact New Bedford Police at 508-991-6300.


Gregg Miliote

Director of Communications