Victim of Springfield Homicide Identified

October 21, 2019 -Springfield- On Thursday, October 17, 2019 at approximately 2:20 p.m. members of the Springfield Police Department responded to the intersection of Main and Huntington Streets for a Shotspotter activation. Upon arrival officers were told a gunshot victim had been privately transported to Baystate Medical Center.  

The victim, identified as Mr. Israel Heredia, 24, of Springfield, succumbed to his injuries later on Thursday evening and passed away. 

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

If you have any information on this incident or may have video please either contact our Detective Bureau 413-787-6355 or Text-A-Tip anonymously, Text the word CRIMES (2-7-4-6-3-7), type SOLVE and your tip. 

Hampden District Attorney Anthony Gulluni expresses his sympathy to Mr. Heredia’s family.


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