NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (WPRI) — Luis Miranda, the victim of a shooting in New Bedford, was a father, a son, and a brother according to his mother.

She gave 12 news this statement regarding her son, “Luis was loved by all his Family & Friends, he was taken from us too soon.”

Previously Reported:

A homicide investigation is underway in New Bedford after a man was shot and killed overnight.

Law enforcement officials identified the victim as Luis Miranda, 36, of New Bedford.

Police responded to Weld Street around 1 a.m. Friday for reports of shots fired and found Miranda in a car suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The investigation into Miranda’s death is ongoing, though the shooting is believed to be targeted.