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Framingham man shot to death in car by masked gunman

An assailant wearing a white mask shot a 21-year-old man to death as he sat in his car outside a Framingham apartment building Wednesday night, prosecutors said.

The victim was identified as Juan Lopez of Framingham. Lopez was sitting in a car in the parking lot at 15 Second St. when he was attacked around 10:57 p.m. Wednesday, according to Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan’s office.

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Natick police later recovered a white mask that may have been the one worn by Lopez’s killer, authorities said.

No arrests have been made.

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Ryan said in a statement that investigators “do not believe this was a random attack.’’

Anyone with information can contact Framingham police at 508-532-5924 or Massachusetts State Police detectives assigned to Ryan’s office at 781-897-6600.

John R. Ellement can be reached at ellement@globe.com. Follow him on Twitter @JREbosglobe.
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