Morales was transported to Baystate Medical Center where he was pronounced dead, according to Albert.
State and local police initiated an investigation, which led to the arrest of Jorge Rodriguez-Nieves, 40, of Holyoke. He was found in Springfield about 11 p.m. Sunday and was taken into custody without incident, Albert said.
The investigation is ongoing, but police believe the incident was a personal dispute between Morales and Rodriguez-Nieves and is not being considered gang-related, Albert said.
Rodriguez-Nieves will be arraigned Monday in Holyoke District Court.
Holyoke Police Chief Jim Neiswanger said the homicide had nothing to do with the nearby Hispanic Family Festival parade.
The last homicide in Holyoke occurred in September 2013.
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