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Man wanted for firing shotgun during argument


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Ramon Trujillo Loya Jr.

A man wanted on an arrest warrant after he aimed and fired a shotgun at another man is the latest addition to Roswell’s Most Wanted, a list of criminal suspects being sought by Roswell police.

Ramon Trujillo Loya Jr., 40, of Roswell — who also goes by the aliases Anthony Noriega and Junior Loya — is wanted on charges of aggravated assault, larceny of a firearm, and felon in possession of a firearm, according to a press release from the Roswell Police Department Wednesday.

Court documents state the incident happened Oct. 15 at 2:30 a.m. in the 300 block of Railroad Avenue.

At the time of the incident, Loya was working as part of an overnight paint crew at a business when he got into an argument with another man. According to the release, Loya then allegedly picked up a shotgun that belonged to the other man and pointed it at him.

The victim later told police that while he was running away, Loya fired multiple shots at him. The release states the victim was not struck by gunfire and Loya fled the scene with the shotgun.

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Loya is described as 5 feet 8 inches tall and 120 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. The release states that he has multiple tattoos on his body, including the words “Eliana/Cipriana” on his neck. He also has the word “Loya” tattooed on his right arm and a pair of praying hands on his left arm.

People with additional information pertaining to the whereabouts of Loya, or information related to the case, should contact the Roswell Police Department at 575-624-6770 or Chaves County Crime Stoppers at 1-888-594-8477.

The release states callers can remain anonymous and people who call in to Crime Stoppers may be eligible for a reward should their information lead to an arrest or conviction.

Breaking news reporter Alex Ross can be reached at 575-622-7710, ext. 301, or at breakingnews@rdrnews.com.

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