• Quincy man, 29, arrested in connection with June 14 homicide in Dorchester

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    BOSTON - A Quincy man has been arrested in connection with a homicide earlier this month on Devon Street in Dorchester that claimed the life of a 59-year-old man, officials announced.

    Lalance Smith, 29, was arrested Monday in Waltham on charges of murder, armed robbery and unlawful possession of a firearm, Boston police said in news release.

    Police responded to reports of a shooting on June 14 at an apartment at 107 Devon St. and found 59-year-old Arnold Woodrum with gunshot wounds. He later died at a local hospital.

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    Police have not released any information publicly on Smith's connection to the homicide or if he knew the victim.

    Smith was arraigned Tuesday on the aforementioned charges where a judge ordered him held without bail. He will be back in court on July 25. 

    Woodrum's killing was the city's 18th homicide of the year.

    Anyone with information related to the shooting is asked to call Boston Police at (617) 343-4470 or reach out to their anonymous tip line at 1-800-494-TIPS. 

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