HOLYOKE, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Police are investigating after a body was found in Holyoke.

Holyoke Police Lt. Jim Albert said that Friday morning, a crew arriving to do some work in the area of 593 South Bridge Street found the body of an adult male in an alleyway.

That alleyway is not far from Morgan Elementary School.  Holyoke Public Schools spokesperson Judy Taylor said that the school was in 'shelter-in-place' while police investigated in the area and students were safe.

Parents have been notified about the incident.

Albert noted that the person appears to have had multiple gunshot wounds.

Police are not exactly sure when this shooting happened.

Investigators have canvassed the neighborhood and are also looking at surveillance video for the investigation.

Troopers assigned to the Hampden County District Attorney's office are assisting in the case.

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