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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 16, 2020
Essex District Attorney Jonathan Blodgett and Lawrence
Police Chief Roy Vasque announced the identity of the victim in yesterday’s
shooting on Andover Street in Lawrence.
Marcos A. Ruiz-Rodriguez, 52, of Methuen, was performing
road repairs on Andover Street in Lawrence yesterday afternoon when he was
shot. Lawrence Police responded to the scene and transported the victim
to Lawrence General Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Mr. Ruiz-Rodriguez
was a long-time employee of the City of Lawrence Dept. of Public Works.
Investigators do not believe that he was the intended target
of the shooting at this time. The matter remains under investigation by
the Essex District Attorney’s Office, the Essex State Police Detective Unit and
the Lawrence Police. No arrests have been made.
District Attorney’s Office