Brazen robbery crew ends, 7 victims and a man shot

Crime

A brazen robbery spree in Fresno ends with seven victims losing their gold chain around their necks, and a man shot outside of a gas station.

Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer says the shooting wasn’t the only crime that took place that night by the robbery crew.

Over a 5 hour period on May 3rd the suspects hit several places across the city.

The most disturbing by far, took place outside a store, near Ashlan and Bythe.

Two men get out of a truck and walk over to another man.

The crooks try to grab his gold chain around his neck and a scuffle takes place.

Police say the victim wrestles two robbers to the ground and ends up taking away a gun.

The man throws the gun.

But then one of the suspects grabs it, walks over and shoots the man.

The crooks try to grab his gold chain around his neck and a scuffle takes place.

Police say the victim wrestles two robbers to the ground and ends up taking away a gun.

The man throws the gun.

But then one of the suspects grabs it, walks over and shoots the man.

The robber then grabs the man’s gold chain and rips it off his neck.

Chief Dyer says it was great police work, that the men and two accomplishes have been arrested.
The suspects are only 19 years old.

Police say they are Edwardo Gomez, Vinny Ramiro, and Jason Rodgers.

Authorities also say a woman getaway driver was arrested.

She is 22-year old Alexis Torres was arrested.

They are all from Fresno and police say now facing armed robbery charges, along with additional charges for the shooting.

Police say the 4 were tied to at least 5 other robberies that day alone at gas stations and even the opening night of a local restaurant.

Chief Dyer said, “Happy to say that all 4 of those individuals are in custody as the result the incredible work by our street violent crime robbery detectives and the work by our district personal.” 

A total of 7 victims had their gold chains ripped off their necks… the chief says the suspects fired their gun at other robberies but thankfully no one else was hit.

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