Suspect found dead after fatal Saugus shooting

The incident reportedly happened around noon at a Mobil gas station.

Both the victim and alleged shooter are dead following an incident at a Mobil gas station in Saugus Friday, according to the Essex District Attorney’s Office. 

Saugus police responded around noon on Friday to reports of a shooting at the 2 Essex Street gas station. There they found a victim suffering from serious gunshot wounds. After being transported to the Massachusetts General Hospital, the victim died from his injuries.

The suspect, a 63-year-old man, allegedly fled the gas station in a 2016 white Mini Cooper and was later found dead in his car at the Woodlawn Cemetery in Everett.  

Carrie Kimball, director of communications for the DA’s office, said the public’s safety is not at risk.


“This matter remains under investigation by state and Saugus Police and the Essex County District Attorney’s Office,” she wrote. 

No further information has been released. 

This is a developing story. Check back for more information as it becomes available. 


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