Murder on Friday has no leads

July 10, 2012 • Local News

An 18-year-old Roswell man died after he was shot multiple times outside of a residence [auth] at 826 E. Hendricks St., Friday.

Around 10 p.m., police responded to a report of several shots fired in the area and arrived to find Arnulfo Villela Jr., 18, dead at the scene. No one else was shot or injured at the scene.

Through their investigation, police have learned that the homicide stemmed from a physical altercation. Roswell Police Department spokesman Sgt. Jim Preston said the incident does not appear to be drug or gang related. While police believe there were several eyewitnesses to the incident, thus far, they have all been uncooperative with law enforcement, Preston said. At this time, police are looking for a small white four-door vehicle.

Detectives spoke with Israel Vigil, 18, a person of interest in the case, Sunday. He was subsequently arrested on a probation violation unrelated to Friday’s incident.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 888-594-TIPS (8477) , or RPD Detective Kim Northcutt at 624-6770 ext. 117.

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One Response to Murder on Friday has no leads

  1. aegarcia says:

    Roswell the city of unsolved murders!!!! Thats how sorry the RPD is cant even solve murders!!! But are quick to give you a citiatyion and harrass you for the littke things,, Its all bullshit!!!

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