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Brockton man dies after he was shot in the head

Authorities are investigating after a man was shot in Brockton on Thursday and died early Friday morning in the hospital, the Plymouth district attorney’s office said in a statement.

Officers were called to 102 Walnut St. at 6:01 p.m. Thursday for a report of an unresponsive man on the sidewalk, the statement said. Officers found a man, later identified as Maxwell Gervais, 21, of Brockton, on the sidewalk with a gunshot wound to his head.

Gervais was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital and then transported by helicopter to Boston Medical Center, where he died at 1:52 a.m. Friday, the statement said.


The district attorney’s office is asking anyone with information to call the Brockton police detectives at 508-941-0200.

Nick Stoico can be reached at nick.stoico@globe.com. Follow him on Twitter @NickStoico.