Authorities recognized a 19-year-old Southbridge man because the particular person killed in a taking pictures at Worcester State College over the weekend as they continued to seek for a suspect wished in reference to the taking pictures Monday.
Randy Armando Melendez Jr. was shot on the college’s campus round 2:30 a.m. Saturday morning, based on the Worcester County District Lawyer’s Workplace. He was taken to a hospital however died of his accidents.
A second man, a 21-year-old who has not been recognized, was additionally shot. His accidents are believed to be nonlife-threatening, the DA’s workplace stated.
On Sunday, the DA’s workplace recognized 18-year-old Kevin Rodriguez, whose final recognized tackle was in Lawrence, as a suspect within the taking pictures. He’s wished on prices of armed assault with intent to homicide and unlawful possession of a firearm.
Massachusetts State Police stated beforehand that the taking pictures was “the results of an altercation,” versus an energetic shooter incident. Moreover, although the DA’s workplace stated nobody concerned was a Worcester State scholar, the college determined to cancel lessons Monday within the wake of the taking pictures.
Melendez was killed a number of days after his nineteenth birthday, based on a GoFundMe that can assist his household pay for funeral bills. His household described him as “hardworking” and known as his demise “a nightmare.”
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“Our son was an incredible child … who liked being round family and friends. He liked spending his spare time at dwelling together with his household,” his household wrote.
Rodriguez must be thought of armed and harmful, and anybody who sees him ought to name 911 instantly, the DA’s workplace stated. WJAR reported that additional prices in opposition to him are pending.
Moreover, based on NBC10 Boston, police charged 18-year-old Southbridge resident Richard Nieves with trespassing and carrying a firearm and not using a license after arresting him close to the scene of the taking pictures.
Anybody with details about Rodriguez’s whereabouts is requested to name state police at 508-453-7589.
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