Officials have confirmed an adult man was shot to death this afternoon on Portland Street.
“The Essex District Attorney’s Office, Essex State Police Detective Unit and Haverhill Police are investigating a shooting death,” said Carrie Kimball-Monahan, spokeswoman for Essex District Attorney Jonathan W. Blodgett. “An adult male was found deceased,” she confirmed
Massachusetts State Police were told to watch for a red Mazda CX-9. One or more suspects are believed to have been involved in the shooting at 4:41 p.m., at 24 Portland St., in downtown Haverhill.
Sources told WHAV the victim is a 33-year-old Lawrence man, but no confirmation has been received.
Haverhill Mayor James J. Fiorentini declined comment and Haverhill Police have not yet responded to inquiries.
This is a developing story. Listen to WHAV FM 97.9 for updates.