By SCOTT JACKSON
Law enforcement is investigating the fatal shooting of a man in his 30s at a Quincy apartment building early Thursday morning.
The Quincy Police Department was called to the area of 5 Crown Dr. around 12:40 a.m. on Thursday, Police Chief Paul Keenan and Norfolk District Attorney Michael Morrissey said in a statement. The building is within the Elevation apartment complex at Crown Colony,
The officers who responded to the scene encountered a male in his 30s with obvious gunshot wounds in the area of the stairwell leading from the apartment building’s parking area to the residences, the statement said. The man was taken to an area hospital for emergency treatment but did not survive.
Quincy and State Police worked through the night probing the shooting and conducting interviews. State Police Crime Scene Services Section responded to process the scene for any potential forensic evidence. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner may conduct an autopsy of the victim as soon as Thursday.
Officials do not believe there is any ongoing threat to neighbors in the area, officials said.
The investigation remained in its early stages as of 8 a.m. Thursday and additional information may be released through the district attorney’s office later in the day.