California man fatally shot in Attleboro

Bristol County investigators late Tuesday announced an arrest as part of an investigation into the homicide of a California man.

Christopher Johnson of Attleboro was charged with misleading a criminal investigation and will be arraigned in Attleboro District Court on Wednesday, the Bristol district attorney’s office said.

Police are investigating the fatal shooting of Thomas Pomare, 34, of Santa Barbara, Calif., Monday night at 148 South Ave. in Attleboro.


Police responded to the residence after receiving a 911 call reporting a shooting, authorities said. The victim was taken to Sturdy Memorial Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead, authorities said.

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Officials did not identify a motive for the shooting. The investigation is being overseen by the district attorney’s office.

Officials did not identify a motive for the shooting.

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