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DA: 16-Year-Old Suspect Arrested in Fatal Shooting



    DA: 16-Year-Old Suspect Arrested in Fatal Shooting

    A teenager has been arrested in connection with a deadly shooting in New Bedford, Massachusetts, according to authorities.

    David Lima, 16, was arrested in Fall River Thursday, the Bristol district attorney's office announced.

    Lima has been charged with murdering 20-year-old Jonas Trinidad Jr. He was also charged with carrying an illegal firearm and carrying a loaded illegal firearm.

    Police say Trinidad was found shot late Wednesday morning near the intersection of Matthew and Bank streets. He was taken to St. Luke's Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

    Police told The Standard-Times that they raided the suspect's home Wednesday afternoon, but he was not there. 

    Investigators recovered a gun at the residence but it was not immediately clear if it was the gun used in the shooting.

    No possible motive has been disclosed for the city's second homicide of the year.

    Lima will be arraigned Friday; it's unclear if he has an attorney.

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