Raynham Man Killed in Taunton Murder
TAUNTON — A Raynham man has been fatally shot in a homicide that took place in Taunton early Sunday morning, according to the Bristol County District Attorney's Office.
The office said 38-year-old Ross Copeland has died from an apparent gunshot wound after he was rushed to Morton Hospital at around 1:38 a.m. Sunday.
Taunton Police were sent to the corner of Mason and Myrtle streets just after 1:30 a.m. for a report of a man bleeding and in need of an ambulance.
First responders arrived to find Copeland suffering from a gunshot wound and rushed him to the hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.
State and Taunton police along with prosecutors are investigating the incident as a homicide, the D.A.'s office said.
The murder investigation is active and ongoing.
No further details have been released.