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2 Arrested Minutes After Fatal Lawrence Shooting

Lawrence police made two arrests within minutes of a rush-hour shooting that claimed the city's ninth homicide victim of the year.

Police say 39-year-old Gustavo Perez was shot between 93 and 99 Essex St at about 4:30 p.m. Tuesday and was pronounced dead at Lawrence General Hospital.

An off-duty officer heard gunshots as he headed into work and arrested 24-year-old Scott Brown of Brockton.

A second suspect, identified by police as 24-year-old Antonio Frazier of Boston, was arrested about 15 minutes later.

Chief John Romero tells The Eagle-Tribune that investigators are still trying to determine a motive. A gun has been recovered.

Brown and Frazier are scheduled to be arraigned in Lawrence District Court on Wednesday.

This program aired on November 30, 2011. The audio for this program is not available.

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