DA identifies 23-year-old shot and killed in Mansfield, one person in custody

MANSFIELD, Mass — The Bristol County District Attorney’s Office has identified the man shot and killed in Mansfield on Saturday morning as 23-year-old Samuel P. Waters.

Massachusetts State Police and homicide detectives in Bristol County responded to the area of 42 West Church Street around 11:11 a.m. to assist police in the homicide investigation.

Mansfield police officers located Waters suffering from gunshot wounds.

According to the DA, one person is currently being detained in connection with Waters murder but has not yet been formally charged with a crime.

There is no reason to believe the public is in any danger, the DA’s office says.

The investigation is ongoing at this time and no further information is available.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates as more information becomes available.

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