Death: Officials say Eric Jose Carlos was the victim of a fatal shooting in New Bedford on Monday night
The man slain in a fatal Monday night shooting in the Hillman and Summer street neighborhood has been identified as 35-year-old Eric Jose Carlos, according to the Bristol District Attorney’s Office. Just after 6 p.m. on Monday, police responded to a complaint regarding a shooting outside 117 Hillman St.
According to masslive.com, Officials reported that when they arrived on the site, they discovered Carlos, a New Bedford male, suffering from a single gunshot wound on the porch. Carlos was transferred to St. Luke’s Hospital, where he died just before 7 p.m. from his injuries.
The incident is being investigated as a homicide by New Bedford Police and Massachusetts State Police officers assigned to the district attorney’s office and Homicide Unit prosecutors.