Suspect arrested, charged with murder after shooting man during drug transaction in East Boston

Police said they arrested and charged Thorus O’Brien of Brockton with murder after he shot a man during a some sort of drug transaction in East Boston on Sunday.

O’Brien was called to court on Tuesday after officials said he shot and killed the 21-year-old victim.

The victim was said to be sitting in a car when he was shot.

Officers said the shooting happened near Orleans and Marginal Streets.

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