Welcome! Login | Register
 

10 Great Things to do in Worcester This Weekend - January 19, 2018—10 Great Things to do in Worcester This…

Massachusetts Loses 500 Jobs in December—Massachusetts Loses 500 Jobs in December

Finneran: Bad Moon Rising—Finneran: Bad Moon Rising

Friday Financial Five – January 19, 2018—Friday Financial Five – January 19, 2018

Man Arrested After Robbing Woman at Knifepoint in Worcester—Man Arrested After Robbing Woman at Knifepoint in…

See Where Massachusetts Ranks Among Best States to Retire—See Where Massachusetts Ranks Among Best States to…

Where Will You WOO - Week of January 18, 2018—Where Will You WOO - Week of January…

Grandison’s Back-to-Back Threes Lift Holy Cross Over Army 70-66—Grandison's Back-to-Back Threes Lift Holy Cross Over Army…

Saint Peter Marian Announces Date for Winter Open House—Saint Peter Marian Announces Date for Winter Open…

GOP Challenger to Warren Raises $1 Million for Senate Bid—GOP Challenger to Warren Raises $1 Million for…

 
 

Victim in Hamilton Street Shooting Identified by Worcester Police

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

 

Worcester police have identified the victim in the Hamilton Street shooting as 24-year-old Carlos Maldonado, no relation to the suspect. 

The suspect, Jacinto Maldonado was also charged with murder, assault and battery, 2 counts of assault with a dangerous weapon, and discharging a firearm within 500 ft of a building. 

The investigation remains active. 

The original incident 

On Monday, Worcester police responded to 92 Hamilton Street for a report of a shooting. Upon the officers arrival they observed a Carlos Maldonado lying in the front lawn on his back suffering from a single gunshot wound. He  was unconscious at the time.

Another man was next to the victim attempting to apply pressure on the wound.

Officers observed several bystanders pointing to the rear of the building. Officers also saw a man, later identified as Jacinto Maldonado, 42, of 92 Hamilton Street, lying chest down on the ground with his arms apart. Maldonado appeared to be waiting for police to approach him. One officer went to the back of the building where witnesses were pointing to. The officer found a firearm on the ground. Maldonado was in close proximity to the weapon. At this time officers placed Maldonado in handcuffs as a precautionary measure. Maldonado was not under arrest at the time.

Worcester EMS arrived and quickly transported Carlos to a nearby hospital for treatment. At approximately 6:19 PM, he was pronounced deceased. 

The medical Examiners office has accepted the case and the exact cause of death will be pending the post mortem examination.

 

Related Articles

 

Enjoy this post? Share it with others.

 

X

Stay Connected — Free
Daily Email