27-year-old man shot to death in Brockton

Patrick Sequeira-Ferreira, of Brockton, died close to midnight in a Boston hospital.

A 27-year-old man is dead after officials say he was shot in the head Monday evening in the area of Keith Avenue in Brockton.

Patrick Sequeira-Ferreira, of Brockton, died close to midnight in a Boston hospital, according to the Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office.

Police were called to the scene around 6:25 p.m. for reports of a shooting. There, they found the victim on the ground suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton and then medflighted to Boston Medical Center, where he died several hours later, the DA’s office said.

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State police detectives working for the Plymouth District Attorney’s office are investigating the incident. Anyone with information on what happened is encouraged to call state police. 

This is Brockton’s ninth homicide this year, the Associated Press reported.