Victim of Holyoke Homicide Identified

Hampden District AttorneyJune 27, 2016 -Springfield, Mass- On Saturday, June 25, 2016 at approximately 11:30 p.m. officers from the Holyoke Police Department were dispatched for a report of a gunshot victim in front of 4 Barrett Street in the City of Holyoke.

Upon arrival officers located the victim and immediately began administering lifesaving procedures. Moments later an American Medical Response ambulance arrived and transported the victim to Baystate Medical Center.

Subsequently, an investigation into the incident was initiated by members of the Holyoke Police Department processing the crime scene and speaking to potential witnesses.

The following day, on Sunday evening, members of the Massachusetts State Police Detective Unit assigned to Hampden District Attorney Anthony D.  Gulluni’s Office was called to Baystate Medical Center as the victim’s condition worsened.

On Sunday evening, Carmen Rosario, 31, of Holyoke, Ma was pronounced deceased. The investigation is now an active homicide being investigated by the Massachusetts State Police Detective Unit assigned to the Hampden District Attorney’s Office and the Holyoke Police Department.

Hampden District Attorney Anthony Gulluni expresses his sympathies to Ms. Rosario’s family.

Hampden District Attorney Anthony D. Gulluni stated, “It is a tragedy that Ms. Rosario’s life was lost to senseless violence, and the hardworking members of the Massachusetts State Police, Holyoke Police Department, and members of my office will work tirelessly to ensure that the individual(s) responsible do indeed face justice.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Massachusetts State Police Detective Unit assigned to the Hampden District Attorney’s Office (413) 505-5993 or call the Holyoke Police Department’s anonymous “Tips Line” (413) 533-8477. You can also utilize text-a-tip by texting the word CRIMES (2-7-4-6-3-7) and type the word SOLVE into the body of the message followed by your tip.

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