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Springfield police investigating third murder of the year

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SPRINGFIELD, MA (WSHM) -

Police are investigating their third murder of the year.

A 17-year-old male was shot and killed on Sunday shortly before 3 a.m., near the intersection of Central Street and Pine Street.

Sgt. John Delaney, aide to Police Commissioner William Fitchet, told CBS 3 the teenager was shot in the shoulder area and rushed to Baystate Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Police have not released the victim's name.

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