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Man Killed in White Street Shooting Identified

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — Springfield Police responded to a shooting in the area of 163 White Street Saturday evening just after 9:00pm.

The victim has been identified as 27-year-old Jermaine Cowell of Springfield. Cowell sustained a gunshot wound to the chest and was transported to Baystate Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Police describe the suspect as a full-bearded, dark skinned male wearing a white shirt and light colored shorts. He was armed with a handgun and fled the scene towards Orange Street.

According to police, this was not a random shooting.

The Homicide Squad will continue their investigation today. 

If you have any information, contact the Springfield Detective Bureau at 413-787-6355


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