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Homicide Investigation in New Bedford

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


Press Release
March 22, 2022



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


New Bedford Police received a 911 call at 6:06 pm Monday regarding a male shooting victim outside of 117 Hillman Street.  When police and paramedics arrived on scene, they located the victim on the porch of that address, suffering from a single gunshot wound.


The victim, later identified as Eric Jose Carlos, 35, of New Bedford, was rushed to St. Luke’s Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased shortly before 7 pm.


The homicide investigation is extremely active and no further information on the facts of the case can be publicly disseminated at this time. 


The investigation is being coordinated by Co-First Assistant District Attorney Patrick O. Bomberg.


If an arrest is made or further information can be publicly released, this office will send out a follow up media advisory. 



Contact:

Gregg Miliote

Director of Communications

774-292-9576