For Immediate Release - February 11, 2008

Lynn And State Police Investigate Shooting Death

Lynn Police and State Police assigned to the Office of Essex District Attorney Jonathan W. Blodgett are investigating the shooting death of Darlin Guzman, 28, of 33 Lincoln Ave., Lynn.

Guzman was shot by an unknown assailant at 10:55 last night in the White Hen Pantry parking lot at 9 Austin Square. Guzman was transported to Salem Hospital, where he was pronounced dead soon after his arrival.

The gunman is described as being a light skinned man about six feet tall with a thin build. Police will not be specific about how many times Guzman was struck, due to the nature of the ongoing investigation.

Investigators are asking anyone with information about this homicide to contact Lynn Police at 781-595-2000, or State Police at 978-745-8908.

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