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Suspect In Raleigh Apartment Shooting Arrested In Florida

Posted December 20, 2005

— A suspect wanted in connection with a shooting at a North Raleigh apartment complex Sunday evening was arrested in Orlando, Fla., Raleigh police said.

Ruben Cordereo Renteria, 25, was arrested Tuesday morning and charged with one count of murder in connection with the shooting death of Cesar Cutierrez Romo, 25.

Police said Romo knew Renteria, but have not said exactly how the two knew each other or what may have been a motive for the shooting.

Authorities in Florida said Renteria was driving a white sport utility vehicle at the time of his arrest and that he was the subject of an "organized investigation for a home invasion where the victim was shot multiple times."

Additional information about the arrest was not immediately available.


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