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Man Arrested In Connection With Brighton Fatal Shooting

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Boston police and U.S. Marshals found and arrested a man in connection with a murder in Brighton two weeks ago, according to police.

Authorities, acting on several anonymous tips, say they found 25-year-old Gammada Musa, of Brighton, in New Bedford on Friday.

A photo of 25-year-old Gammada Musa, of Brighton, released by the Boston Police Department.
A photo of 25-year-old Gammada Musa, of Brighton, released by the Boston Police Department.

Musa has been charged with murder in the fatal shooting of 30-year-old Desmond Joseph, of Allston.

Joseph, who was shot in the chest and torso on Oct. 22 on Telford Street, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Musa will be arraigned in Brighton District Court on Monday.

Boston Police Commissioner William Evans thanked the community members who supplied the tips that lead to the arrest.

"Thanks to the community’s help and belief in the idea that our city can be a safer place when we all work together, a dangerous felon is off the streets and in police custody," he said in a statement.

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