Man charged with homicide for deadly taking pictures in Myles Standish State Forest

Crime

A 25-year-old New Bedford man was killed.

State Police arrested a 20-year-old man Saturday for fatally taking pictures a New Bedford man in Myles Standish State Forest final month.

John Geovanni Pires Monteiro Macedo was arrested Saturday for the homicide of Robert Aponte-Flores on July 12.

Police charged John Geovanni Pires Monteiro Macedo with one rely of homicide in reference to the loss of life of 25-year-old Robert Aponte-Flores, the Plymouth County District Legal professional’s workplace mentioned in a press release Sunday.

On July 12 round 2:40 p.m., Plymouth police responded to the state forest for stories of a taking pictures throughout which a person suffered a number of gunshot wounds, the discharge mentioned. There, they discovered Aponte-Flores, and took him to a close-by hospital the place he was declared lifeless on account of his accidents.

A number of witnesses instructed police that Monteiro Macedo and Aponte-Flores received into “an altercation” within the park’s picnic space earlier than the taking pictures, the discharge mentioned. This led police to acquire a warrant for Monteiro Macedo’s arrest.

Police initially arrested a distinct particular person after the taking pictures, however launched the particular person after figuring out they weren’t the shooter.

Police arrested Monteiro Macedo with out incident at a New Bedford residence Saturday afternoon simply earlier than 4 p.m., the discharge mentioned. His arraignment is scheduled for Monday in Plymouth District Court docket.


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