Girl, 15, found dead in apparent homicide in Lowell apartment, prosecutor says

Authorities in Massachusetts said Saturday they were investigating an apparent homicide in Lowell, where a 15-year-old girl with multiple gunshot wounds was found dead in an apartment building. The Middlesex District Attorney’s Office said that shortly after 6 p.m. Friday, Lowell police received a 911 call from one of the victim’s family members, who reported finding the young woman’s body. girl in a Lowell Street apartment. The family member also told police she saw the body had traumatic injuries. Lowell Police Superintendent Greg Hudon said when officers arrived on scene, they saw the 15-year-old victim suffering from gunshot wounds. Hudon said officers also found several shell casings. “It’s a shock,” said Lowell resident Michele Bragel. “It must be a shock to the family, to the whole community. That’s all they talk about.” Investigators obtained a search warrant for the apartment later Friday evening. Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan said Saturday afternoon that the investigation is very active. Authorities have not said whether the act of violence was random or not, nor have they released information about a potential suspect or suspects. conducted by the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office, Lowell Police and the Massachusetts State Police Detective Unit assigned to the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office.

Authorities in Massachusetts said Saturday they were investigating an apparent homicide in Lowell, where a 15-year-old girl with multiple gunshot wounds was found dead in an apartment building.

The Middlesex District Attorney’s Office said that shortly after 6 p.m. Friday, Lowell police received a 911 call from one of the victim’s family members, who reported finding the girl’s body in an apartment on Lowell Street. The family member also told police she noticed the body had traumatic injuries.

Lowell Police Superintendent Greg Hudon said when officers arrived on scene, they saw the 15-year-old victim suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Hudon said officers also found several shell casings.

“It’s a shock,” said Michele Bragel, a Lowell resident. “It must be a shock to the family, to the whole community. That’s all they talk about.”

Investigators obtained a search warrant for the apartment later Friday evening. Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan said Saturday afternoon that the investigation is very active.

Authorities have not said whether the act of violence was random or not, nor have they released information about a potential suspect or suspects.

The investigation into this apparent homicide is being conducted by the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office, Lowell Police and the Massachusetts State Police Detective Unit assigned to the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office.

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