Fall River Homicide

Bristol County District Attorney’s Office
Thomas M. Quinn III
District Attorney

Press Release
October 19, 2021​​​​

Massachusetts State Police Detectives assigned to the district attorney’s office, Fall River Police and Homicide Unit prosecutors are actively investigating a homicide, which occurred in The City of Fall River Monday night.

On Monday at 10:33 pm, Fall River Police were called to the Stop N Save convenience store at 201 Rock Street in regards to a male victim inside suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.  The 911 caller had entered the store at around 10:30 pm to purchase food and found the owner/clerk of the store on the floor behind the counter with blood on his chest.

When first responders arrived on scene, they transported the victim, later identified as Lal Kishor Mahaseth, 54, of Fall River, to Charlton Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced deceased at 11:14 pm

The investigation into the homicide is extremely active at this time and no further information about the case will be disseminated at this time.  If anyone was in the area of the incident between 9 pm and 10:30 pm, they are urged to contact the Major Crimes Division of the Fall River Police Department  508-676-8511.


Gregg Miliote   

Director of Communications