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Springfield murder victim identity released

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SPRINGFIELD, MA (WSHM) -

Springfield police have released the identity of the victim who was murdered on Federal Street Thursday.

Police say Tyshianna J. Atkins, 19, was shot in the chest Thursday afternoon and was later pronounced dead after being rushed to the Baystate Medical Center ER.

According to police, Atkins had been in an altercation with her boyfriend just before the shooting at 60 Federal St.

Police say calls came in just after 3 p.m. that a woman had been shot in the chest. When police arrived, they found a woman suffering from a gunshot wound.

Police arrested 22-year-old Terrance Brown Thursday night in connection with the shooting.

Brown is facing murder charges.

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