Police Identify Orange Street Homicide Victim


SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — Police have identified a man killed Tuesday night in the city’s Forest Park neighborhood.

Springfield Police Sgt. John Delaney says that officers responded to 273 Orange Street around 8:00 p.m. Tuesday for a report of shots fired in the area.

They arrived to find 30-year-old Fabian Pacheco suffering from several gunshot wounds. He was taken to Baystate Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead just after 8:30 p.m.

Delaney adds investigators found Oxycodone pills, marijuana, and cocaine packages for sale at the scene, and police believe that the murder was “drug-related.”

The Springfield Police Detective Bureau is investigating this incident.

If you have any information that can help police solve this case, please contact the Springfield Police Department at 413-787-6355 or ‘Text-a-Tip.’

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  • medic3

    Oh come on Val, that’s old news to Bud Williams now! His current claim is the city is too segregated. Don’t you know it’s the whites vs the Hispanics??? Although the ones doing the shootings aren’t white…..

    • wildeauntie

      Must be almost time for elections, have not heard from Bud Williams for quite a while. Time for more “white flight” from this city. Well at least we are #1 for something!

    • prlady39

      no the ones doing the shooting arent white!! they are the ones who buy the heroin and crack..and are on the most wanted list for pedophiles !! please get over yourselvesI have lived in springfield my entire life!i live in a middle class neighborhood that also has seen gun violence!! and guess what they are white!! and guess what is was over heroin !!! you know the white folks who never amounted to anything and are related to the family in the middle class neighborhood …SO CRY ME A RIVER!!! PLEASE!!

  • bugzy12

    ^^^^^^^^ agree!!!!!!

  • wildeauntie

    Prayers to the family for this tragic loss. Looks like it is going to be a long summer…starting early.

  • paulb62

    Gee the bad weather doesn’t deter shootings. Amazing he gets shot and they forget to take the stash. Or was he shot because he is selling to kids and there is a pissed of parent

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  • bagpip

    I see they deleted your posts F**DREPUBLICANS? Tell us, do you really think posting idiotic, ignorant, misspelled posts (no it’s not cool, it’s because you can’t read and write properly) do you or your people any good? Or do you think it will make non-racists like me think less of you?

  • FuKdRepUBLicAnZ

    Ill spit on ur grave

    • bagpip

      I’ll pi** on yours you moron. You are cowering like the little creep you are, probably curled up in a fetal position, crying those bloodshot eyes from the dope you are on. Anytime you POS.

  • FuKdRepUBLicAnZ

    U r racist. idgaF. come over the bridge n run ur mouth

  • my3boys

    Here we go fukdrepublicnz i think your racist everytime a shooting yr name comes up talking ignorance get a clue bla bla noone wants to hear you and bye the way the guy killed is white so get lost off the conversation loser

    • bagpip

      I agree my3, this guy makes all minorities look bad, and he/she/ or “it” is too ignorant to even see that they just make an *** out of themselves, and prove our point with each post.

  • FuKdRepUBLicAnZ

    He aint white dumb FuK. i kno him. deff not white to fu ck .. C ME BI TCh

  • my3boys

    Hey fukdrepublicanz does it matter to you his color ??? Seems like i said you start to run your mouth every time there’s a shooting!!! And you always make it all about racist sshhhiiittt get over yourself really, is people like you that can’t shut your big lips up and you always fkn turn shit into a racist thing all that people are saying is spfld is way out of sorts and most live there not just though if you even do so again shut the fck up noone cases about your racist Asshle self bla bla and again bla

  • my3boys

    And your last comment , what’s wrong don’t know how to spell or talk?? You try to b someone else it seems like wow pathetic

  • [email protected]

    I thunk its sad you internet tuff guys fight online your just as dumb as theses fags that can’t put there fists up and fight like men just pus sees with guns