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Second arrest made in Fall River double homicide case



A 21-year-old Fall River man was arrested earlier today in connection to the ongoing investigation into last Tuesday afternoon’s double-homicide in Fall River, Bristol County District Attorney Thomas M. Quinn III and Fall River Police Chief Jeffrey Cardoza announced.

Dana Mazyck was apprehended in Fall River earlier today by members of District Attorney Quinn’s Massachusetts State Police Detective Unit and Fall River Police detectives. He is charged with carrying an illegal firearm, carrying a loaded illegal firearm and unlawful discharge of a firearm within 500 feet of a building.

The defendant briefly appeared in Fall River District Court today and was ordered held in jail pending the results of a dangerousness hearing, which is scheduled to occur next Wednesday.

Today’s arrest is the second one made in connection to the ongoing investigation into the incident that claimed the life of two individuals and seriously injured a third.

Yesterday, a Fall River man arrested in connection with the fatal shooting was held without bail

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  1. Chuck Thibault

    May 25, 2021 at 3:20 pm

    I love the fact that his next hearing isn’t until NEXT Wednesday according to this report, he gets to remain in jail for a week before a hearing. Killing 2 of which 1 was a 14 year old boy, good luck to him. All I can say is don’t bend over to pick up the soap!

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