Pittsfield Police Investigating Apparent Homicide
Update at 6 p.m.
Associate Medical Examiner Dr. Robert Welton conducted the autopsy and the preliminary results confirmed Henry's death a homicide.
Henry died from a gunshot wound to the chest.
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Police are investigating what looks to be a murder on the Fourth of July.
The District Attorney's Office says at 11:30 p.m. Tuesday night Police responded to a shooting on John Street, in the area of Durant Park.
There they found 39-year-old Paul Henry on the ground, and he was pronounced dead by EMTs at the scene.
An autopsy will determine the exact cause of death, which will be done by the chief medical examiner in Holyoke. That has not been scheduled.
Police are asking anyone who may have information relating to the event to contact the Police Department at 413-448-9705