DA: Man arrested in NYC for New Year’s Eve murder in Lawrence

DA: Man arrested in NYC for New Year’s Eve murder in Lawrence
35-year-old man dead after shooting in Lawrence

LAWRENCE, Mass. — A 25-year-old man was arrested in New York City Tuesday for the murder of a New Hampshire man in Lawrence on New Year’s Eve, according to the Essex County District Attorney.

Luis Polanco turned himself in to the New York City Police Department in Lower Manhattan Tuesday. He was charged as a fugitive.

The Essex County District Attorney’s Office had Polanco brought back to Massachusetts to be arraigned for murder.

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He is accused of shooting and killing Wilson Javier, 35, of Salem New Hampshire.

Javier was found shot at an apartment on Summer Street in Lawrence on New Year’s Eve. He was taken to the hospital but was pronounced dead there.