- Associated Press - Thursday, March 26, 2015

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - Springfield police are investigating the shooting death of an 18-year-old man whose body was found between two houses in the city’s North End.

The death is the city’s eighth homicide of the year.

Police say neighbors discovered the body of Kenneth Lopez lying in the side yard between the houses just before 11 a.m. Wednesday. It’s not clear how long he had been there. He did not live in the neighborhood.

Police have not announced an arrest or disclosed a possible motive.

There were 14 homicides in the city all of last year.

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