Springfield homicide victim identified

June 15, 2021 -Springfield- On Monday, June 14, 2021 at approximately 10:30 a.m., members of the Springfield Police Department responded to a report of a gunshot victim at the One Stop Plaza on Central Street.

The victim passed away on scene. He has been identified as Mr. Humberto Santos, 48, of Springfield.

Arrested in connection with this fatal shooting is Genesis Arias-Santos, 25, of Springfield, he is believed to be the son of the victim. He will be arraigned today in Springfield District Court on a charge of murder.  

This is an on-going homicide investigation being conducted by the Springfield Police Department’s Homicide Unit and the Hampden District Attorney’s Office’s Murder Unit.

The family is requesting privacy and is asking for members of the media not to approach their home.

Hampden District Attorney Anthony Gulluni expresses his sympathies to the Santos family.


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