Courtroom packed for murder arraignment

There was a crowded courtroom in Bridgeport as the man accused of a deadly double shooting went before a judge. Efrain Rivera, 39, was arraigned

Police say Efrain Rivera shot two brothers, killing one of them.

Police say Efrain Rivera shot two brothers, killing one of them. (5/4/15)

BRIDGEPORT - There was a crowded courtroom in Bridgeport as the man accused of a double shooting went before a judge.

Efrain Rivera, 39, was arraigned on murder charges Monday afternoon.

Police say he shot Miguel Martinez and Jose Martinez during an argument this weekend. Miguel Martinez died from his injuries.

Investigators say the brothers had confronted Rivera about threats he'd recently made. 

Rivera is being held on $1 million bond.

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