For Immediate Release - January 07, 2008

Police Investigate North Andover Murder

North Andover Police and State Police are investigating the shooting death of Alfredo Torres, 47, of 100 Union Street, North Andover. Mr. Torres was shot at about 7:00 o'clock this morning next to his car, in front of his home.

The shooting is not believed to have been a random act.

Mr. Torres was transported to Lawrence General Hospital and then med-flighted to Beth Israel Hospital in Boston, where he died at 9:18 a.m.

Investigators are asking anyone with information about this homicide to contact North Andover Police detectives at (978) 688-6500.