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Springfield Police Identify Monmouth Street Murder Victim

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — Police have identified the second homicide victim of 2013 as 42-year-old Jimmie Acevedo of Springfield. 

Police say they got the call just before 6:00 a.m. for a call of shots fired and an activation from “ShotSpotter” on Monmouth Street, which is located in Springfield’s Bay neighborhood.

When officers arrived, they found Acevedo suffering from gun shot wounds.

Springfield Police Sgt. John Delaney says he was rushed to Baystate Medical Center where he died a short time later.

Two suspects, Delaney adds, were seen fleeing the scene on foot and investigators are still searching for those people.

If anyone has any information, you are urged to call Springfield Police at (413) 787-6355 or ‘Text-A-Tip.’ Send your message to CRIMES (274637) and in the message, type SOLVE and your tip.

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