A member of the family of one of many victims killed in a mass capturing that occurred early Saturday morning in Lynn is asking for the general public’s assist in discovering the shooter, saying that police don’t have any leads on who opened fireplace, a metropolis councilor stated.
Lynn City Councilor Coco Alinsug, who represents the world the place the capturing occurred, stated he visited Essex Street Monday morning to “pay homage” to a “young man, Jandriel Heredia, who lost his life in his own home this weekend.”
“While there, I soon realized that his uncle was also in the area and immediately we recognized each other,” Alinsug posted on Facebook. “I spoke with him, I comforted him — he has been crying since this occurred.
“He also updated me and asked me to spread the news that they have no lead to the shooter. We need the public’s help.”
Alinsug stated the general public can submit an nameless tip to the Lynn Police Department at 84741, “for any information you want to share with them.”
The identical request is made by way of an indication posted on the scene of the capturing, 189 Essex St., the place police and prosecutors stated two folks had been killed and 5 others had been injured Friday evening. A memorial can be arrange there, marking the loss.
Essex District Attorney Paul Tucker stated investigators are working to find out what sort of automotive was used within the drive-by capturing, in addition to the variety of perpetrators. Authorities imagine the suspects focused folks holding a celebration there.
The two males killed had been recognized by authorities as 25-year-old Abraham Diaz of Lynn and 21-year-old Jandriel Heredia of Revere.
No additional replace was offered on the situation of the 5 different victims on Monday.
GoFundMe pages have been created by relations of each deadly capturing victims.
Michael Satterwhite, a candidate for City Council, stated on his Facebook web page Monday that police detectives had been knocking on doorways within the neighborhood the place the capturing occurred, in search of surveillance footage from 2-3 a.m.
The incident occurred at roughly 2:20 a.m. Saturday, police stated.
“This shooting damages the trust and safety that we so often take for granted in our city,” Alinsug stated.