Police have arrested a man in connection with a New Year's Eve murder.

The Bristol County District Attorney's office say Jeffrey Souza, 24, of Fall River, has been charged with carrying an illegal, loaded firearm. The district attorney's office said it is not yet able to comment on Souza's connection to Thursday's murder.

Police responding to the intersection of Albert Street and Huard Street at around 1:17 a.m. found a man shot. Kyle Brady, 28, of Fall River, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Souza was arrested without incident by police in Newport, Rhode Island shortly before noon Thursday. He has been charged in Rhode Island with being a fugitive from justice and will be arraigned Friday morning in Newport County District Court.