Chelsea Police Investigate Shooting

Most of the storm damage in Chelsea was caused by downed trees.

Chelsea and State Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a shooting homicide Monday on Clark Avenue.

On Monday evening, during the height of Hurricane Sandy bearing down on the city, police got a call for shots fired in the area of 48 Clark Ave. at about 7:30 p.m. On arrival they found a 35-year-old man suffering from what appeared to be fatal gunshot wounds.

The man was transported to Massachusetts General Hospital, where he was pronounced dead of his injuries a short time later.

Chelsea Police notified the Suffolk County State Police Detective Unit, which has jurisdiction over death investigations in Chelsea, Revere, Winthrop, and State property within the City of Boston. Uniformed State Police units also responded to assist.

The man’s identity is still being withheld until his family is notified according to the District Attorney’s Office and Chelsea Police.

Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley and Chelsea Police Chief Brian Kyes urged anyone with information on the incident to contact Chelsea Police detectives at 617-466-4811 or Suffolk SPDU at 617-727-8817.

Tipsters who wish to remain anonymous may contact the Chelsea Police CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 617-466-4880 or submit a tip online through

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