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2 Arrested In Murder Of Man Who Protected His Grandfather From Armed Robbers

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NORTH HOLLYWOOD (CBS) — North Hollywood detectives have arrested two men in the murder of a 24-year-old man who died while trying to save his grandfather’s life.

Danilo Morales was shot and killed Jan. 9 after he tried to rescue his grandfather, who was screaming for help, from three men who tried to rob him in his driveway.

Rene Ramirez, 29, of Mission Hills and Evin Adonis Ortiz, 22, of Valley Glen have been booked on murder charges, according to police. Authorities say a third suspect is still at large.

Morales reportedly chased away the suspects and smashed the back window of the SUV they were driving before he was shot in the head.

The suspects’ vehicle is in custody and is being examined by police.

 

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