Fall River Man Dead, Shot Outside Dartmouth Hotel

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BOSTON (WBZ-AM) — A Fall River man died after being shot while he was sitting in his car outside a Dartmouth hotel.

The victim, Joseph Tavares, 37, was found around 10:30 p.m. Saturday night, according to CBS. A manager at the Regency Hotel called police about a man bleeding heavily in a parked car in the hotel’s back parking lot.

Tavares was taken to St. Luke’s Hospital in New Bedford with multiple gunshot wounds. He died at the hospital.

Local and state police, along with the Bristol County District Attorney’s office, are investigating the incident.    


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