WOBURN – Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Woburn Chief of Police Robert F. Rufo have announced that two men have been arrested and charged in connection with a fatal shooting that occurred in Woburn last night.
Pauliasky Jean Francois, 34 of Plymouth, MA, and Eric Mills, 29 of Hyde Park, were arrested and charged with murder, unlawful possession of a firearm, assault and battery by means with a dangerous weapon and assault with a dangerous weapon. Both defendants are expected to be arraigned in Woburn District Court on Monday, December 14, 2020.
On December 12, 2020, at approximately 9:11 p.m. Woburn Police responded to multiple 911 calls reporting a shooting in the parking lot of Jake n Joe’s Sports Grill restaurant located at 230 Mishawum Road, Woburn. Upon arrival, officers located Lloyd Borgella, 26 of Roslindale, suffering from apparent multiple gunshot wounds. Mr. Borgella was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced deceased.
Investigators learned that after the shooting, Pauliasky Jean Francois and Eric Mills allegedly fled the scene by car and crashed in the area of New Boston Street, subsequently escaping on foot. Woburn Police officers were able to locate and arrest the two suspects shortly after the crash.
This is an open and ongoing investigation being conducted by the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office, Massachusetts State Police Detectives assigned to that officer and Woburn Police Department.