Two men charged in fatal shooting


Two men have been arrested and charged with the slaying of a man who was fatally shot Sept. 9 on Union Street in Lawrence, prosecutors said. Jose Rivera, 32, of Lawrence and Albert Vasquez, 18, of Methuen face charges in the slaying of Martin Butt, 28, prosecutors said. The suspects were taken into custody at their residences Tuesday morning without incident, said a statement from the office of Essex District Attorney Jonathan W. Blodgett.

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