The DA announced the arrest of two more people in connection with the Holyoke shooting that claimed the infant’s life
Law enforcement officials on Tuesday announced the arrest of two additional people as part of the ongoing investigation into A A shooting in Holyoke earlier this month claimed the life of an infant Which was delivered after her mother was shot.
Jose Galarza, 31, and Jay Marie Rosado Rosario, 29, both of Holyoke, face a charge of accessory after the fact to murder in connection with the shooting that occurred in the area of Sargeant Street just after 12:30 p.m. in October. 4, according to the Hampden District Attorney’s Office.
Rosado Rosario was arraigned Monday in Holyoke District Court, where bail was set at $5,000. Galarza is scheduled to appear in court on Tuesday.
Galarza and Rosado Rosario are accused of helping Kermith Alvarez hide from authorities since the shooting. Alvarez remains at large.
“Alvarez is actively avoiding law enforcement.” The DA’s office said in a statement last week. “The firearm used in this incident has not been recovered and must be considered armed and dangerous.”
Alejandro Ramos, 22, and Junluis Sanchez, 30, both of Holyoke, Charged with murder in the shooting.
The public prosecutor’s office said the shooting resulted in at least one bullet flying into a public transit bus, where a pregnant woman was sitting.
The woman was taken to a nearby hospital in critical condition. The infant, who was delivered, required life-saving medical services and tragically died.
Anyone with information on Alvarez’s whereabouts is urged to contact State Police investigators at 413-505-5993 or troopers assigned to the department’s Fugitive Division at 1-800-527-8873.
Rosado-Rosario is scheduled to return to court on November 17.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates when more information is available.
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