A Massachusetts man is being held without bail in connection with the fatal shooting of a man last week in Dorchester.
On August 20, police responded to a call for a person shot in the area of 6 Dudley Terrace at 12:05 a.m. When officers arrived, Ailton Goncalves, 35, was dead and a woman was suffering from life threatening injuries.
Authorities said Saturday that they arrested Aaron Almeida, 22, of Hyde Park, in the area of Morrissey Boulevard and Neponset Avenue at 10:45 a.m.
Almeida appeared in Dorchester District Court Monday on charges of murder and unlawful possession of a firearm. He was ordered held without bail and will return to court on October 5.
Police said they are actively reviewing the facts and circumstances surrounding the incident.