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Massachusetts DA: suspect arrested in Chicopee killing

May 2, 2020 GMT

CHICOPEE, Mass. (AP) — A 33-year-old man was arrested Saturday and charged with fatally shooting a Chicopee man, the Hampden District Attorney’s office announced.

At about 3 a.m. Saturday officers from the Chicopee Police Department arrested Alexis Cardenas-DeJesus, 33, of Chicopee, for his role in the shooting death of Yasan Cabrera-Otero, 26, of Springfield.

Officers were called to an Elmer Street in Chicopee at about 6 p.m. Friday. Upon arrival officers discovered a male victim suffering from what appeared to be gunshot wounds. The victim was later pronounced dead.

Cardenas-DeJesus has been charged with: murder, illegal carrying a firearm, and illegal possession of ammunition. He is due to be arraigned Monday in Chicopee District Court.

It’s unclear if Cardenas-DeJesus has an attorney.