By Staff

DORCHESTER (CBS) – A man has been arrested and charged with murder after a shooting in Dorchester Monday night. Oscar Bolding, Jr., 42, of Dorchester, pleaded not guilty to charges at his arraignment Tuesday in Dorchester District Court.

Prosecutors said he shot a man during a graduation party in a Blue Hill Avenue apartment around 8 p.m. The man, who was identified as Bolding’s half-brother, was rushed to a hospital where he died.

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Earlier in the night, the victim has been asked to leave the party but was allowed to return.

“Words continued to be exchanged” and Bolding took out a gun and shot the man, according to prosecutors.

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Police officers had been nearby for an unrelated call so they were able to respond quickly. As they arrived, people from the windows yelled a description of the suspect to police and said he was probably still nearby or in the building.

Bolding was arrested as he left the building. Police said he had a loaded revolver on him at the time and does not have a license to carry.

He is being held without bail. A probable cause hearing was scheduled for June 24.

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Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call police at (617) 343-4470. Staff