Springfield man shot in the head on Facebook Live

SPRINGFIELD – A man was fatally shot in the head on Facebook Live as he gathered outdoors with a group of friends near Whiting and Sanderson streets, police said.

Video shows the victim, a man known as “Monty”, hit once in the side of the head.

A second individual was also hit but is expected to recover from his injuries.

Police said both victims were among a group gathered outdoors; some were in a car while others were around it.

Monty, who died from his injuries, was taken to Baystate Medical Center in a private vehicle, police said. 

Police officers discovered the second victim a few blocks away following the 4pm shooting.