Authorities arrested a 17-year-old late Thursday morning for allegedly capturing and killing one other teen in Fall River over the weekend, in line with the Bristol County District Legal professional’s Workplace.
Fall River resident Antwyne Robinson has been charged with homicide in reference to the dying of 18-year-old Jovanni Perez, of Fall River and East Weymouth, the DA’s workplace mentioned in a press launch.
On Saturday, Fall River police responded to the realm of 253 Locust St. for a report of a male gunshot sufferer, the DA’s workplace mentioned. They quickly discovered Perez, who was rushed to Charlton Memorial Hospital the place he was pronounced lifeless.
Robinson was ordered held with out bail at his arraignment Thursday in Fall River District Court docket, WPRI reported. Prosecutors reportedly mentioned Perez was strolling exterior of his girlfriend’s home when he was shot.
By way of their investigation, authorities found that Perez’s girlfriend had beforehand dated Robinson, the information station reported. Robinson allegedly made earlier violent threats in opposition to Perez and his girlfriend, prosecutors reportedly mentioned.
In keeping with a GoFundMe marketing campaign to assist Perez’s household pay for funeral bills, Perez left behind two youngsters — a 1-year-old and a 3-year-old.
“He was lively, such a tremendous individual, cherished by many!” the marketing campaign organizer, who recognized herself as Perez’s aunt, wrote.
Fall River and state police are nonetheless investigating the capturing.
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