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Police called after shots in Swansea; 2 found dead

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Two people were found shot to death — one inside a car and the other in a nearby home — in Swansea on Sunday evening, authorities said. Shortly after 6 p.m., town and State Police surrounded an area of Stephen French Road after receiving a 911 call that gunshots had been fired and someone had been shot, according to a statement from the Bristol district attorney’s office. Police said they found a person inside a car who had been fatally shot. Witnesses said the shooter had fled into a nearby home, the statement said. Soon after, a single gunshot was heard. Inside the home, officers found the body of a male who had died from an apparent gunshot wound to the head, authorities said. No one else was inside the home. No other injuries were reported.

Matt Rocheleau can be reached at matthew.rocheleau@globe.com. Follow him on Twitter @mrochele.
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