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HomemassachusettsCollege student fatally shot in Salem, Massachusetts during local Halloween festivities

College student fatally shot in Salem, Massachusetts during local Halloween festivities

An 18-year-old Salem State University student was fatally shot in Salem early Wednesday morning, according to Essex County District Attorney Paul Tucker.

Salem police said they received a 911 call at about 1:24 a.m. for a report of a shooting and found Carl Hens Beliard inside a vehicle suffering from gunshot wounds. He was taken to Salem Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Police a preliminary investigation indicates the shooting doesn’t appear to be a random act of violence. Police said there also doesn’t appear to be any ongoing threat to the Salem State University community.

In May, Worcester Mayor Joseph Pettey honored members of the team for winning the Division 1 State Championship.

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