Updated at 6:03 p.m. on Feb. 5, 2021
BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — A Hyde Park man was ordered held on a $100,000 bail following a Thursday night shooting at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Boston that left a 17-year-old girl dead.
Messiah Leggett, 20, has been charged with possession of a firearm, but has not been charged in the homicide.
Police responded to a call that a person had been shot at the hotel on Avenue de Lafayette around 11:30 p.m. Thursday.
Authorities said that Leggett was seen on video leaving the hotel with two companions and crossing Boston Common. He was later arrested at the intersection of Spruce Street and Chestnut Street.
District Attorney Rachael Rollins said her office is "working closely with Boston Police detectives to learn exactly what transpired in that hotel resulting in the loss of this juvenile’s life. We will not rest until we know how this teenaged girl was fatally wounded."
"This is an active death investigation and my heart goes out to the family and loved ones of this victim," Rollins said.
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