HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) - Police in Holyoke are now investigating a second homicide in the city , in less than 5 days.
Lt. Matthew Moriarty told 22News that a man was shot several times behind 16 Cabot St. around 1:00 Sunday afternoon. The victim was rushed to Baystate Medical Center, where he later died. Police have not yet released his identity.
Lt. Moriarty said that so far, no arrests have been made in connection with this shooting.
Meanwhile, police still have not made an arrest in last Tuesday's homicide . Danny Rodriguez, 35, was killed following a shooting near the corner of Beech and Dwight Streets. Up until that night, police say Holyoke went almost two years without a single homicide.
Police do not believe these two deadly shootings are related.
If you have any information about either shooting, call Holyoke Police at (413) 322-6900; or you can anonymously text-a-tip to: 533-TIPS (or 533-8477).