A 26-year-old Taunton man was arrested early this morning on a charge of murder connected to the November 3 slaying of Jean Carlos Quinones-Lopez, Bristol County District Attorney Thomas M. Quinn III announced.

Kali Hollingsworth was arrested around 5:15 a.m. today outside his mother's School Street home. The arrest was made without incident by investigators from the Taunton Police Department Detective Division and members of District Attorney Quinn's Massachusetts State Police Detective Unit.

The defendant will be arraigned today in Taunton District Court on a charge of murder.

Taunton Police, Massachusetts State Police detectives assigned to the district attorney's office and Homicide Unit prosecutors continue to actively investigate the November 3 homicide.

At 3:57 pm on that date, Taunton Police responded to 23 Myrtle Street for a report of a shooting. When first responders arrived on scene, they located the victim outside the home, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was rushed to Morton Hospital, where he was later pronounced deceased.

The victim had been living at the Myrtle Street home.

— Bristol County District Attorney’s Office

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