It’s not clear what led to a Brockton man being fatally shot in the chest late Tuesday afternoon, officials said.

Brockton police responded just after 4 p.m. to reports of multiple gunshots and a man shot, lying in the driveway on Belmont Street, Plymouth District Attorney Timothy J. Cruz and Brockton Police Chief Emmanuel Gomes said.

On the scene, police discovered 45-year-old Charles Evans of Brockton lying in the driveway at 227 Belmont St. with apparent gunshot wounds to his chest, officials said in a statement.

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Evans was transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead, officials said. The incident is under investigation.

No further information was immediately available.