Teen Killed, Man Injured In New Bedford Shooting

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NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say a 17-year-old boy was killed and a 20-year-old man injured in a shooting in Massachusetts.

A spokesman for the Bristol district attorney said in an emailed statement that police responded to reports of the shooting in New Bedford's North End at about 7 p.m. Saturday.

The younger victim was pronounced dead at the scene, while the older victim was taken to Rhode Island Hospital in Providence where he was listed in serious condition.

Their names have not been released and police did not disclose a possible motive for the shooting. No arrests have been announced.

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