Two men charged with murder following shooting at Brockton motel

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BROCKTON, Mass. (WPRI) ─ Two men have been charged with murder in connection with a fatal shooting at a Brockton motel last week, according to the Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office.

The DA’s office said police responded to the Super 8 Motel on Westgate Road last Friday after receiving several 911 calls about shots being fired in the area.

Upon arrival, first responders found the victim, later identified as Christopher Lascase, suffering from a gunshot wound.

Lascase, 20, of Brockton, was rushed to the hospital where he was later pronounced dead, according to the DA’s office.

Police arrested one of the suspects, identified as Dvante Bly-Mollentiel, 22, of Brockton, on Sunday. The second suspect, identified as Valdir Rodrigues, 39, of Weymouth, was arrested Monday afternoon.

Both men pleaded not guilty and were ordered held without bail.

The incident remains under investigation.

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