New Bedford man killed in shooting at Massachusetts state park

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PLYMOUTH, Mass. (WLNE) — A New Bedford man died after a shooting at a Massachusetts state park on Wednesday.

Plymouth County District Attorney Tim Cruz said police were called to Myles Standish State Forest in Plymouth around 2:30 p.m. for a shooting in the picnic area.

Cruz said 25-year-old Robert Aponte-Flores was shot multiple times after an altercation.

Aponte-Flores died at a nearby hospital.

Cruz said the shooting was not random and there is no threat to the public.

No arrests were made and the shooting is under investigation.



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