Dorchester Man Arrested In Savin Hill Fatal Shooting

PORTLAND, Maine (CBS) — A man has been arrested in the fatal shooting at the Savin Hill MBTA train station on Saturday.

Nhu Nguyen, 19, of Dorchester, was arrested Thursday night in Portland, Maine by the Maine Violent Offender Task Force, US Marshals Service and the Boston Police Department Fugitive Apprehension Unit.

He is charged with killing Derek Matulina, 19, of Dorchester.

Boston police said a fight broke out on the platform after 2 p.m. Saturday. Witnesses told officers that several people went after one person. At some point during the fight, a gun was fired and Matulina was shot. He died at Boston Medical Center.

Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel Conley said in a written statement, “This was a shocking act of violence that will not go unanswered. I hope Mr. Matulina’s family can find some reassurance in the fact that police and prosecutors worked night and day to reach this point.”

Boston Police and MBTA Transit Police headed up the investigation.

Nguyen is expected to be arraigned in Maine Friday afternoon as a fugitive from justice. His arraignment in Boston has not yet been scheduled.


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