Victim of Monday night’s deadly shooting in downtown Springfield identified


Police have identified the man who died after being shot on Worthington and Federal streets Monday night.

Jim Leydon of the Hampden County DA’s office identified the victim as 25-year-old Jose Perez of Springfield.

Leydon said this is an open and active investigation that’s being handled by the Springfield Police Department’s Homicide Unit along with the Hampden DA’s office’s Murder Unit.

Police are asking anyone with information about Perez’s death or anyone who was in the area of Worthington and Federal Streets around 10:30 p.m. that Monday night and might have heard or seen anything suspicious to contact them at (413) 787-6355.

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