MALDEN— Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Malden Chief of Police Kevin Molis have confirmed that a fatal shooting occurred Saturday evening in Malden.
At approximately 6:18 p.m. Malden Police responded to a report of a shooting that had occurred at Bowdoin Apartments. A 23-year-old male had been shot and was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead. The shooting is not believed to be a random and no one has been charged in connection with this incident.
This is an open and active investigation being conducted by the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office, the Malden Police Department and Massachusetts State Police assigned to the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office. This case has been referred to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner who will determine cause and manner of death. No further information will be released pending notification of next of kin.