Arrest warrant issued for man involved in deadly state park shooting
PLYMOUTH, Mass (WLNE) — District Attorney Timothy Cruz said that an arrest warrant has been issued for a man involved in a deadly shooting that occurred at Myles Standish State Forest Wednesday.
John Geovanni Pires Monteiromacedo is wanted in connection in the shooting death of New Bedford resident Robert Aponte-Flores.
Cruz said that 20-year-old Monteiromacedo is alleged to have shot Aponte-Flores after an altercation in the picnic area.
Multiple witnesses told police they saw the altercation but not the subsequent shooting.
Police responded to the park and found 25-year-old Aponte-Flores suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.
He was transported to Beth Israel Deaconess-Plymouth Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Cruz asked any member of the public with information to contact the Massachusetts State Police Violent Fusion Apprehension Section at 1-800-KAPTURE.
An arrest warrant has been issued for a male wanted in connection to Wednesday’s fatal shooting in Myles Standish State Forest pic.twitter.com/WEysXjA7J4
— DA Tim Cruz (@PlymouthCtyDAO) July 14, 2023