Man killed on Fort Pleasant Ave. in Springfield identified


Authorities have identified the man killed in a shooting on Fort Pleasant Avenue late Wednesday night.

Jim Leydon of the Hampden District Attorney’s Office said the victim that officers found in front of 60 Fort Pleasant Avenue suffering from a gunshot wound was 21-year-old Kevin Gonzalez, of Springfield.

Police were called to Fort Pleasant Avenue for a ShotSpotter activation around 11:39 p.m. Wednesday night. 

Gonzalez was taken to Baystate Medical Center, where he died.

The DA’s office is still looking into the shooting along with the Springfield Police Department.

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