New Brunswick Police investigate Hub Liquors shooting

NEW BRUNSWICK- On Sunday, July 5, 2015 at approximately 7:15 pm officers responded to the area outside of Hub Liquors (123 French Street) to investigate a possible stabbing.

Upon the officer’s arrival they located two victims of slash wounds. The victims were identified as Carlos Ramirez, a 33 year old male from New Brunswick, who was slashed across his chest and Alphonso Lopez-Hernandez, a 33 year old male from New Brunswick, who was slashed across the abdomen.

Both individuals were treated at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital for the non-life threatening injuries.

Surveillance video from the area shows Ramirez and Lopez-Hernandez chasing a Hispanic male up French Street. As the unidentified male is being chased he turns on Ramirez and Lopez- Hernandez and slashed them with a knife. The unidentified male then continued to run up French Street towards Prospect Street.

The suspect is described as average build with black hair and wearing a tan t-shirt and jeans.

Detectives continue to investigate and ask anyone with information to contact Detective Harry Lemmerling at (732) 745-5217.

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