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Jun 28, 2018

Russell Hyde Junior Charged for Shooting Farmhand Jose Gonzalez

Russell Hyde Jr.

Russell Hyde Junior has been charged for the aggravated assault and wounding of Jose Gonzalez, who was shot on Sunday in Camalote Village. Gonzalez was shot to the chest as he and a friend were returning from Buena Vista and stopped at the farm belonging to the deceased father of Hyde Junior. The shooting victim had been working on the property for some time now and on Sunday evening was socializing with his friend and the shooter, believed to be Hyde Junior. An argument broke out between the trio before Gonzalez was shot to the chest. Hyde Junior was detained shortly after and was later arrested and charged for the crime.


Joseph Myvett

ACP Joseph Myvett, Head, National Crimes Investigation Branch

“In respect to the shooting of Jose Gonzalez in the Camalote Village, police have since arrested and charged Russell Hyde for the crime of aggravated assault and wounding.”



“In the case of Jose Gonzalez, is there a motive as to why Russell Hyde Junior would have wanted to injure him?”


ACP Joseph Myvett

“Not so far. We have not been able to establish a motive.”

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