BROCKTON (WBSM) — Two men were arraigned Tuesday on murder and gun charges for the shooting death of 22-year-old Joe Araujo in a Brockton restaurant.

Jamal Bazile, 18, of Brockton pleaded not guilty to one count each of murder, possession of a firearm, possession of ammunition and discharge of a firearm. Nathan Veiga, 22, pleaded not guilty to one count each of murder and accessory before the fact.

They were both ordered held without bail.

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Brockton Police responded to the Hibachi Sushi Supreme Buffet on Crescent Street on January 12 at about 7:24 p.m. for a reported shooting inside the restaurant. According to the Plymouth County D.A.’s Office, Araujo was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital with a gunshot wound to his abdomen and leg, and was pronounced dead of his injuries.

Police were able to make the arrests through evidence collected and witness testimony, including a video of the shooting that was captured on restaurant cameras.

According to the D.A.’s Office, the video showed “a man wearing a distinct jacket and sneakers, later identified as Bazile, was captured on restaurant video dropping a to-go box and pulling out a firearm, shooting the victim three times, striking him twice.”

Brockton Police executed a search warrant at Veiga’s home, where the D.A.’s Office said they located the distinct jacket that Bazile had been wearing during the shooting. Veiga was taken into custody.

Bazile was located at a home in Hyannis Monday night and taken into custody after allegedly becoming combative and assaulting police officers. He was allegedly found with a 9mm Smith and Wesson firearm, loaded with four rounds of ammunition.

Both men are due back in court February 13 for a probable cause hearing.

Crime Rate Statistics in Southcoast Towns

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Annual data is from the Massachusetts Crime Statistics. The number of crimes is a data collection of total arrests, DUI/OUI charges, violent crimes, and hate crimes.

The clearance rate is the number of charged crimes divided by the total number of crimes recorded.

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