New Bedford Homicide Investigation

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

Press Release
April 29, 2022

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

At 1:01 am today, ShotSpotter alerted New Bedford Police to shots being fired in the area of 193 Weld Street.  When first responders arrived on scene, they located a male gunshot victim as the lone occupant of a Chrysler Sebring.  The victim, a 36-year-old New Bedford man was determined deceased on scene by New Bedford paramedics.

The victim cannot be publicly identified at this time since his next of kin has yet to be located and notified of the death.  Once a public identification of the victim can be made, this office will send out a follow up media advisory.

The investigation into the homicide is extremely active at this time and no further information about the facts of the ongoing probe can be disseminated.


Gregg Miliote

Director of Communications