SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - The victim of a home invasion shooting in Springfield's Forest Park neighborhood over the weekend has died, police say.
Officer Richard Rodrigues told 22News that Nicholas Ruiz-Gomez, 29, of Springfield died at Baystate Medical Center just after 9:00 Sunday morning; more than 24 hours after he was shot at a home on Commonwealth Avenue.
A second victim was shot during the home invasion, but Rodrigues said that victim is expected to recover.
Police are still releasing few details about the crime, including Ruiz-Gomez' address or any details on possible suspects.
Ruiz-Gomez' killing marks the 8th homicide of 2012 in Springfield, and the second in the month of August.