Fatal shooting in Amherst

Date: 
10.15.2016

One man is dead and another hospitalized at UMass Medical Center in Worcester after a shooting inside a Southpoint apartment on East Hadley Road in Amherst Friday night. 

The call came into Amherst Police Department at 12:15 a.m.

Police believe this was not a random act and that members of the public are not at risk. 

Amherst Police, Massachusetts State Police attached to the Northwestern District Attorney's Office and MSP Crime Scene Services are investigating.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Amherst Police Department at (413) 259-3015, or to text a tip to the anonymous tip line at 274637.

More information will be released as it becomes available.