DA: Teen Shooting Suspect Arranged to Meet With Victim
Tyrell Berberena, Jr., 17 of Malden, faces charges of armed assault to murder and possession of a large capacity firearm.
The 17-year-old arrested in connection with Monday's shooting of another 17-year-old near Warren Street allegedly knew the victim and had arranged to meet when the shooting happened, according to the Middlesex District Attorney's Office.
Malden Police arrested Tyrell Berberena, Jr., after the shooting, according to a press release from the DA's Office. He faces charges of armed assault to murder and possession of a large capacity firearm and will be arraigned Tuesday morning in Malden District Court.
At 10:31 a.m. on Monday, Malden Police responded to reports of a shooting at the intersection of Warren Street and Eastern Avenue, according to the DA's press release. Police found the victim with an "obvious gunshot wound;" he was transported to Massachusetts General Hospital according to earlier reports and is currently being treated.
Malden Police and State Police assigned to the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office are continuing to investigate the shooting.
Original report: Teenage Victim Shot on Bike Near Malden High