Monday, September 12, 2011

Woman Survives Sunday Double Shooting

By Lisa E. Crowley
Brockton--A Brockton man has died and a woman has been hospitalized after a shooting early Sunday morning.
Bridget Norton Middleton, spokeswoman for Plymouth County District Attorney Timothy Cruz, said 19-year-old Kalvin Santos, 19, was pronounced dead shortly after the shooting.
A 21-year-old woman, Monica Lopes-Teixeira, was also shot during the incident, but her injuries are not considered life-threatening, Norton Middleton said.
Calls came in reporting gunshots near Tremont and Main Streets came into police at about 1:15 a.m. Sunday morning.
Police also received a report from Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital that a woman had arrived at the emergency room with a gunshot wound.
Teixeira-Lopes, who was brought to the hospital by an unnamed individual, was transferred by ambulance to Massachusetts General Hospital, where she is reported in stable condition.
Norton Middleton said when police and fire arrived at the scene, the found 19-year-old Santos shot in the chest and right hand. Santos was unresponsive and pronounced dead shortly after, Norton Middleton said.
No arrests have been made in the matter.
It is the 9th murder in Brockton this year.
Norton Middleton said anyone with information should contact police at 508-941-0234.

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