MILTON (CBS) – A man has been arrested for the murder of 25-year-old Marquis Simmons in Milton. The deadly shooting happened around 6 p.m. Saturday on Belvoir Road.
Myles King, 21, was arrested on Sunday, the Norfolk District Attorney Office announced.READ MORE: Male In Norwood Shot Multiple Times, Taken By MedFlight To Boston Hospital; Police Searching For Gunman
Simmons was killed near his family home. He was getting off his moped when he was shot from a few yards away, the D.A. said. He was rushed to Boston Medical Center for emergency surgery but did not survive.
Milton Police and Massachusetts State Police had asked any witnesses to call them with information.READ MORE: Allegiant Airplane Blows Out Tire After Rough Landing At Logan
King is expected to be arraigned in Quincy District Court on Monday.
The victim’s mother told WBZ-TV she hopes Simmons is remembered for his caring spirit.MORE NEWS: Thousands Honor Slain Danvers Teacher Colleen Ritzer At Annual 5K In Andover
On Sunday evening, loved ones could be seen embracing each other and lighting candles in honor of Simmons.