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Police seek clues in fatal shooting in Milton

July 11, 2021 GMT

MILTON, Mass. (AP) — Police say a 25-year-old man died Saturday after being shot in the town of Milton.

The Milton Police Department identified the victim as Marquis Simmons, a Milton resident.

In a statement outlining the incident, police said Simmons was shot at about 6 p.m. shortly after he had dismounted his moped in the area of Belvoir Road. Simmons was taken to Boston Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead.

State police detectives are assisting in the investigation. Police urged anyone with information about the case, or who saw a suspicious vehicle in the area, to step forward.