Suspect Arrested For South Street Murder

Sean Evelyn, 20, of Merrimac, New Hampshire has been arrested for the murder of Cushings Fortuna, 20, of Hyde Park.On December 31, 2006 at about 4:22pm, officers from District 1 responded to the intersection of Beach and South Streets for a person shot. On arrival they located Mr. Fortuna suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to the Boston Medical Center where he later succumbed to his injuries. Immediately after the murder, Boston Police Homicide Detectives established promising leads, which led to the early identification of the suspect. Today detectives obtained a warrant for his arrest from Boston Municipal Court. Since the murder, Boston Police have made every effort to locate and apprehend Evelyn. This evening Boston Police investigators took Evelyn into custody after he surrendered relative to the arrest warrant. Evelyn has been booked for murder and will be arraigned tomorrow at Boston Municipal Court.