On October 31, 2010 at approximately 10:20 PM Worcester Police responded to 28 Preston Street for a report of a male who was shot. Upon the officers’ arrival they observed a 20 year old victim lying on the kitchen floor, suffering from a single gunshot wound to the chest. The victim was transported to a local hospital and pronounced dead. The victim was identified as Edwis Peña of the Preston Street address; he is the city’s 5th homicide of the year.
Here’s his Facebook. I can shrug these things off till there’s a face and a life behind the name–then it breaks my heart.