a suspect “extremely dangerous” He was arrested this Saturday, March 16, 2024, after allegedly causing the death of three members of his family in two shootings, the New Jersey Police, United States, announced after an effort of several hours to capture him.

Andre Gordon, 26, “he surrendered peacefully”Lisette Ríos, spokesperson for the Trenton Police Department, the capital of New Jersey, told AFP after an episode that triggered shelter-in-place orders for residents of two states in the country.

Authorities said Gordon, who is believed to be homeless, began the day by stealing a car in Trenton before driving about 40 miles to a home in the suburb of Levittown, north of Philadelphia, in neighboring Pennsylvania. .

There, according to the Police, the subject would have killed two people: his stepmother, 52, and his sister, 13.

Three other people managed to hide “while he went through the house looking for them,” Bucks County (Pennsylvania) District Attorney Jennifer Schorn told reporters.

The suspect then He drove to another nearby residence where he allegedly shot and killed a 25-year-old woman with whom he has two children.before using the butt of his rifle to hit the victim’s mother.

After those events, Gordon stole a utility vehicle from the parking lot of a nearby store to return across the state line to Trenton. The owner of the vehicle was not injured, according to Falls Township (Pennsylvania) Sheriff Nelson Whitney.

“Extremely dangerous”

Police believe that, once in Trenton, The suspect barricaded himself in a three-story home.

Whitney had said the man was believed to be armed with an AR-15-style assault rifle and described him as “extremely dangerous.”

“Andre, stay away from the windows. We know you’re inside, if you want to surrender call 911 now,” the police told him through a megaphone. “You are a young man, you have a lot to live for.”

Gordon was later “located elsewhere in Trenton,” spokeswoman Rios said.

The Trenton Police Director said Gordon was not injured and was walking down the street when an officer approached him. It is unknown if the suspect was at the house where police believed he was barricaded.

Ríos added that the people in the house “were successfully evacuated and unharmed.”

Because he crossed state lines, US federal authorities, including the FBI, assisted in the case.

Source: https://www.noticiascaracol.com/mundo/capturan-en-estados-unidos-a-sujeto-que-se-fugo-tras-asesinar-a-3-miembros-de-su-familia-cb20

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