Robert Daniel Keahey identified as Somerville shooting victim, suspect in custody
Robert Daniel Keahey Death – According to the authorities, a shooting that took place in Somerville on Wednesday night resulted in the death of one man. After receiving a report of a probable shooting, deputies from the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) arrived to the scene and discovered a man suffering from a gunshot wound.
Robert Daniel Keahey, 50 years old, a resident of Somerville, was identified as the victim afterwards. According to the Somerville Sheriff’s Office, the shooting took place on the 1000 block of Curry Chapel Road in Somerville. According to the MCSO, the shooter was located and detained at the location of the incident; however, the MCSO reports that there have been no arrests made as of yet. The investigation is still going on at this time.
Related topic: Man Shot, Killed By Roommate In Somerville After Argument
An argument that took place at a residence located on Ware Street in Somerville on Wednesday evening reportedly led to the shooting death of the man’s roommate. At approximately 5:45 in the evening, the authorities were called to the residence. Officers arrived on the scene to find the suspect, identified as 26-year-old Edson Moreno, standing outside the residence while armed. He was taken into custody and detained. Inside the residence, the victim, identified as 22-year-old Robert Favreau, was discovered suffering from gunshot wounds.
It was determined that he had passed away at the site. According to the investigators, Moreno lived in the residence where the shooting took place, and Favreau had been residing there for a number of months before to the incident. “Tonight, the victim and Mr. Moreno allegedly got into a verbal altercation that escalated to the point where the defendant ultimately shot the victim,” Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan said Wednesday night.
According to Ryan, a woman who was hiding in a closet during the shooting contacted 911 and described the situation in detail to the police before they arrived on the scene. Moreno is facing charges of armed assault with the intent to murder, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon causing serious bodily injury, and possession of a handgun. The charges stem from an incident in which Moreno allegedly attacked another person while armed. In Somerville District Court on Thursday morning, he will be arraigned on the charges against him.
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