FITCHBURG, Mass. - One person was killed after two shootings happened in Fitchburg just a mile apart from each other Thursday night.
Officers first responded to one of the shootings in the area of lower Blossom Street around 9:00 p.m.
NEW: DA and Fitchburg police say one person was killed as a result of the Blossom Street shooting around 9 o’clock last night. One person was shot and suffered a minor injury at the Goddard Street scene. No arrests yet; asking for the public’s help. @boston25 pic.twitter.com/GJkSoo0qwV— Michael Henrich (@MichaelHenrich) July 12, 2019
One person, a 23-year-old man, was killed as a result of the shooting. His identity has not yet been released to the public.
About 25 minutes later, police received reports of another shooting about a mile away on Goddard Street.
On Goddard Street, another person suffered a minor injury.
Police said Thursday night it was unknown if these incidents are related. Both shootings are being investigated.
No arrests have been made at this point.
Anyone with information on this case is asked to contact Fitchburg Police at 978-345-9650.
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