New Bedford man killed in Friday night shooting

A 31-year-old New Bedford man was shot and killed Friday night, officials said.

Police found Julio Barbosa of New Bedford wounded near a 7-Eleven convenience store at the intersection of Cove Road and West Rodney French Boulevard shortly after 10:15 p.m., said Gregg Miliote, director of communications for the Bristol County District Attorney.

Barbosa was taken to St. Luke’s Hospital in New Bedford, where he was pronounced dead late Friday night, Miliote said.

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The Bristol County District Attorney’s Office is investigating. There have been no arrests. People with information about the shooting were asked to call New Bedford Police at 508-991-6300.

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