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New York father and pregnant girlfriend are shot dead in front of their toddler – Alleged gunman Philip Moreno, broke into their Staten Island home and opened fire, recording his third career kill

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New York father and his pregnant girlfriend are shot dead in front of their two-year-old daughter after gunman broke into their Staten Island home and opened fire killing the home owners
Philip Moreno, 45, of Port Richmond, Staten Island was charged on Tuesday with murder, criminal possession of a weapon, criminal possession of a firearm, criminal use of a firearm, assault, reckless endangerment, and acting in a manner injurious to a child.
Moreno was seen leaving the home on Grandview Avenue just after 5pm – Cops found on his possession a .22-caliber semi-automatic Ruger handgun and a silencer
The home belonged to Alafia Rodridguez, 46, and his girlfriend, Ana DeSousa, 33. The couple’stoddler was found in the home unharmed 
An unidentified 43-year-old woman was also shot during the home invasion was rushed to hospital and was listed in critical condition after surgery 
The couple who had been dating for three years and shared a two year-old daughter were expecting their second child
Police say illegal narcotics and drug paraphernalia were found inside the victims’ residence, raising possibility home invasion was drug-related  
Moreno was convicted for manslaughter at 17, served 14 years in New York state prison for 1992 manslaughter 

 

An ex-con has been arrested in connection of the double-homicide of a Staten Island man and his pregnant girlfriend, who were shot dead while their two-year-old daughter was nearby. Another woman was wounded in a home invasion on Monday afternoon.

The New York Police Department arrested Philip Moreno, an ex-convict from Port Richmond, Staten Island was arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of Alafia Rodriguez, 46, and his girlfriend, Ana DeSousa, 33 inside their home on Monday
Moreno, 43, was taken into custody by police just after 5pm, according to The Staten Island Advance.
While NY authorities are trying to determine if the home invasion was drug-related, Moreno was officially charged on May 12 with murder, criminal possession of a weapon, criminal possession of a firearm, criminal use of a firearm, assault, reckless endangerment, and acting in a manner injurious to a child.

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Double-homicide suspect Philip Moreno
was charged on Tuesday with murder, criminal possession of a weapon, criminal possession of a firearm, criminal use of a firearm, assault, reckless endangerment, and acting in a manner injurious to a child

 

A two-year-old girl believed to be the couple’s daughter, Blue, was found uninjured inside the home.
An unidentified 43-year-old woman was shot in the back in the home was rushed to Richmond University Medical Center in the West Brighton section of Staten Island, according to police.
She was listed in critical condition after undergoing emergency surgery on Monday night, but she is expected to survive. 

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