Skip to comments.Warrant issued for 4th suspect in Newark killings
Posted on 08/11/2007 8:19:01 AM PDT by Dems_R_Losers
An arrest warrant has been issued for a fourth suspect wanted in connection with last weekend's execution-style killings that left three Newark college students dead and a fourth seriously injured, authorities said this morning.
Rodolfo Godinez, 24, also known as Rodolfo Gomez, a Nicaraguan national whose last known addresses were in the Ivy Hill section of Newark is being sought by authorities. Newark Police Director Garry McCarthy called Godinez "a principal player" and said he would be charged with three counts of murder, felony murder and weapons charges.
McCarthy and Essex County Prosecutor Paula Dow said Godinez' previous addresses were on Midland Avenue in Newark and Manor Drive, also in Newark. Since he was 19, Godinez has several robbery and weapons possession arrests, they said.
Meanwhile, funeral services are under way for the three victims, who were lined up against a wall behind the Mount Vernon School in Newark's Ivy Hill section last Saturday night.
Hundreds of mourners and several politicians were gathered at the Metropolitan Baptist Church on Springfield Avenue for the funeral of Dashon Harvey, 20.
The funeral, which began at 9 a.m., was closed to the media, but Lupe Todd, a spokeswoman for Mayor Cory A. Booker, said Sen. Robert Menendez, Senate President Richard Codey, Prosecutor Paula Dow and Police Director Garry McCarthy were in attendance.
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How many we got... 20 million... 30 MILLION?! For a government who pleads that we can’t possibly round them all up... they can sure single’m out when they commit murder.
If only Bush and Kennedy had gotten their “comprehensive” immigration law through, this would never have happened!
These undocumented Americans simply would have signed a piece of paper renouncing gang violence, and presto, criminals no more!
The families of these college students can take consolation in the fact that at least these young people were able to enjoy cheap lettuce in their short lives.
When will people learn to start arming their children? It’s just wrong that the only people carrying weapons these days are the criminals/cops!
Has there been any motive at all put forth as to why, even speculative, they murdered these young people?.................
I think what we are going to find here is a Latin gang that targeted this group of kids.
All they are saying right now is that it was an apparent robbery. I’m not buying it. Nobody kills three people execution-style for a few bucks in their pockets or a boom box. I think this is a Latin crime gang that was either conducting an initiation or trying to intimidate the local black population. My guess is that if it is the latter it will be hushed up. Can’t be starting a race war in New Jersey.
Yeah, and if there had been a shootout you would probably be the first one here griping about the young black gangbangers with the guns.
I think it’s gang related, too, although not all of the kids who were shot were necessarily members of the black gang that this Latino gang was probably targeting. Sometimes all it takes is one person who’s a member of a gang, and everybody else who is unfortunate enough to be there at the same time gets wiped out, too. Or it could have been that one of the kids who was shot had been part of a bad drug deal, or the gang thought he was cheating on them or intruding on their turf, etc.
It definitely wasn’t a robbery, though, especially if it is now emerging that all of these other people seem to have been involved in it. It’s the usual gang pattern: older planners, teenage “enforcers” who think they will get lighter penalties. I did notice that the 15 year old who shot them is expected to be tried as an adult, which is something positive.
What is behind this?......are the victims and the lone survivor of these executions dear to someone who was involved in a dope deal gone wrong with these hispanics?
Damn them all!
What’s race got to do with my point? You aren’t a racist are you? From what I remember about the 2nd amendment race is not mentioned. Were the victims “black gangbangers” as you called them?
This is unbelievable.....
I have said before, if it doesn’t happen to a congress critter’s family, it don’t mean sh#t.
Is your questio rhetorical? If not the answer to it is in the article. They were killed, had they been armed they might not have been, at least they could have fought back. Evil is everywhere and it is not just a phenomenon of our era, it has always been so. The difference is that at one time people(in this country) were armed against it, so it was not as prevalent as it is today.
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