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Suspect identified in Vineland murder and home invasion

Police ID Suspect In Vineland Slaying
Man Suspected In Home Invasion, Attempted Robbery

VINELAND, N.J. - Police identified Sunday a suspect who is believed to have killed a Vineland man and committed a possible home invasion.

Police said John Ramirez has been charged with shooting a 43-year-old man in the head as he sat on his front porch.

It happened on the 300 block of South Seventh Street.

Police said the victim's cell phone and $60 cash were stolen.

Police told Fox 29 a cab driver called police around 2 a.m. Saturday to report a possible robbery at 7th and Montrose. The driver said a man tried to get into his vehicle when he already had a customer.

When police arrived, they saw a man running from the area who fit the description given by the cab driver. Police said he entered a house on Montrose Street.

Meanwhile, police dispatch received a call about a man, of Hispanic decent, with a gunshot wound to his head in the same area. Police believe the incidents are related and robbery was the motive.


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Added: Oct-13-2009 
By: hammerofodin
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Tags: Murder, crime, home invasion, New Jersey,
Location: Vineland, New Jersey, United States (load item map)
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