FALL RIVER — Bristol County District Attorney Thomas M. Quinn III and Fall River Police Chief Jeffrey Cardoza announced Wednesday evening that a 23-year-old Fall River man has been arrested and charged in connection with Wednesday morning's homicide in Fall River.

Rayquan Robinson is being charged with murder, attempted assault and battery by means of a firearm, carrying an illegal firearm, and carrying a loaded illegal firearm.

The defendant will be held in jail overnight and arraigned via videoconference sometime Thursday. The arraignment details and timing will be determined by the Fall River District Court Clerk's Office.

Fall River Police, Massachusetts State Police Detectives assigned to the district attorney's office and Homicide Unit prosecutors continue to actively investigate the fatal shooting, which occurred late Wednesday morning in Fall River.

Fall River Police responded around 11:25 a.m. to 911 calls regarding a shooting in the area of Mott Street and Warren Street. When first responders arrived on the scene, they located the victim and rushed him to St. Anne's Hospital, where was pronounced deceased.

The victim was later identified as Jake Williams, 22, of Fall River.

The arraignment will be handled by Assistant District Attorney Carolyn Morrissette.

— Bristol County District Attorney's Office

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