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Police investigating Seekonk homicide after 66-year-old man found dead in apartment

Multiple 911 calls reported gunshots at 101 Forsythe Circle on Tuesday night.

Authorities are investigating a homicide in Seekonk after a 66-year-old man was found dead with a gunshot wound inside an apartment on Tuesday night.

Joseph Housley, of Seekonk, was discovered by local police at the 101 Forsythe Circle building after authorities responded around 9:53 p.m. to 911 calls reporting possible gunshots nearby, according to the Bristol County District Attorney’s Office.

Officials said Housley was pronounced dead at the scene.

Massachusetts State Police detectives assigned to the district attorney’s office, Homicide Unit prosecutors, and Seekonk police were still investigating the incident Wednesday morning.

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