SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Police are investigating a homicide in Springfield that took place Wednesday morning.

Springfield Police spokesperson Ryan Walsh said that officers were called to a report of a man down along the 600 block of Union Street around 4 a.m. today.

When they arrived, they found a man suffering what appeared to be a gunshot wound.

That victim was taken to Baystate Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

The case remains under investigation by the Springfield Police homicide unit.

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