WATERBURY, Conn. (WTNH) – Waterbury police arrested a man in connection to a homicide on July 21.

Just after 12 a.m. on Thursday, Waterbury police responded to a call on Willow Street for reports of shots being fired. When they arrived at the scene, officers said they found evidence of gunfire, as well as a male victim who suffered fatal gunshot wounds.

Police identified the victim as 18-year-old William Beltran.

Waterbury police identified the suspect as 25-year-old Frankie Dejesus of Waterbury. On Monday, officers located Dejesus and took him into custody.

When Dejesus was taken into custody, he was in possession of various amounts of crack cocaine, cocaine, and drug paraphernalia, according to police.

Dejesus was charged with several drug-related charges as well as murder, criminal possession of a firearm, criminal use of a firearm, reckless endangerment, and carrying a pistol without a permit.

He was held on a $5 million bond.

Waterbury police said Dejesus is a convicted felon for previous felony-related weapons and narcotics violations.