• One dead, another injured following two separate shootings in Fitchburg

    By: Manoella Macedo


    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. 

    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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