Taunton teen charged with murder in fatal shooting

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TAUNTON, Mass. (WPRI) — Taunton police have charged a suspect in a recent shooting that claimed the life of one man and injured three other people.

Lorenze C. DaVeiga, 19, previously of Lowell Street, will be arraigned Thursday on a murder charge for the death of 24-year-old Marques McCassie, according to the office of Bristol County District Attorney Thomas Quinn.

Four people were taken to nearby hospitals after they were shot in the area of Weir Street at about 5:45 p.m. on June 27. McCassie was pronounced dead at Morton Hospital an hour later.

DaVeiga is also charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, unlawful possession of a firearm and unlawful possession of ammunition.

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