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Man killed in Springfield shooting

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Courtesy: Patrick Johnson of MassLive and The Republican Courtesy: Patrick Johnson of MassLive and The Republican
SPRINGFIELD, MA (WSHM) -

A 33-year-old Springfield man has died after a shooting Wednesday evening.

Just after 5 p.m.Springfield police were called to 15 Avon Place off of Maple Street. 

Police tell CBS 3 they found the man suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to Baystate Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

This is the fourth person shot in Springfield in just 24 hours and the fifth homicide of the year. 

Police are on the scene investigating. 

Commissioner John Barbieri says he is stepping up patrols in high crime areas. 

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