New Bedford Police investigate early morning homicide

NEW BEDFORD, MA– Police are investigating an early morning homicide after a man was fatally shot outside a home.

Officials responded to 120 Locust Street in New Bedford where a man's body was discovered around 5:30 a.m. Sunday.

The victim was identified as Tracy Monteiro, 32, of New Bedford.

A homicide investigation is being conducted by New Bedford Police, Mass. State Police Detectives and Homicide Unit prosecutors.

No arrests have been made.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is urged to contact New Bedford Police at 508-991-6300.

Citizens can anonymously submit a tip regarding this homicide by visiting or by texting the phrase “Call50” to the phone number 274637(CRIMES) from a cell phone.