Harvard Shooting: Drug Rip-off Gone Bad

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.

Police have found new evidence in the death of a 21-year-old man who was shot and killed outside a Harvard University dormitory on May 19. According to new reports, drugs and money were tied to the motive for the alleged murder.

According to the Middlesex District Attorney, the 21-year-old victim had been selling drugs to students at Harvard. Three men allegedly had planned to rob the victim of his marijuana and money while he was at campus making a transaction.

Police recovered one pound of marijuana and $1,000 in cash near where the victim was shot. They also found a handgun of the same variety used in the shooting, reported The Boston Globe. The gun has not been confirmed as the murder weapon.

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