Gammada Musa was arraigned in Brighton Municipal Court on murder and unlawful possession of a gun in connection to the Oct. 22 murder of Desmond Joseph.
Musa, 25, is said to have gunned down Joseph, 30, near a grocery store plaza on Teleford Avenue at about 11:45 p.m..
Musa was arrested on Friday, Nov. 6 after the Boston Police acted on several anonymous tips. THe BPD Fugitive Apprehension Team, Homicide Units and the U.S. Marshals Task Force caught the Brighton man in New Bedford and charged him with murder. He was ordered held without bail.
“In addition to thanking my investigators, I want to especially acknowledge and thank the community members who supplied the anonymous tips that ultimately lead to the capture of Gammada Musa,” Boston Police Commissioner Bill Evans said in a statement. “Thanks to the community’s help and belief in the idea that our city can be a safer place when we all work together, a dangerous felon is off the streets and in police custody.”
UniversalHub.com reported Musa was convicted for his role in a mass stomping of a couple in North Allston in 2009. Musa, 19 at the time, was one of the two men and a woman who were arrested on unarmed robbery, assault and battery and assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon.
Musa was charged with breaking and entering in February and was charged with breaking into a car in September.