- Essex District Attorney’s Office
Media Contact for Man fatally shot in Lawrence late Friday
Glen Johnson, Chief of Communications and External Affairs
LAWRENCE — A man was fatally shot in Lawrence late Friday night, Essex County District Attorney Paul F. Tucker announced.
The Lawrence Police Department received a series of 911 calls just before midnight, reporting shots fired and a man down in the area of 216 Walnut Street.
Responding officers found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to Lawrence General Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.
This is an active investigation and the name of the victim is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.
The shooting is being investigated by members of the Essex County District Attorney’s Office State Police Detective Unit and detectives from the Lawrence Police Department.