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Suspects in Colorado Slaying Arrested in Oregon

ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) – Two men suspected in a crime spree across three states, including a deadly Colorado carjacking, have been arrested in Oregon.

Oregon State Police say 31-year-old Jose Lopez-Jovel and 30-year-old Matthew Anthony Fanelli remained jailed Monday on multiple charges.

Authorities say Lopez-Jovel was arrested Saturday afternoon after an attempted carjacking at a Roseburg restaurant but Fanelli fled in their car.

Police say Fanelli fired several shots while driving down an interstate. He struck a patrol car and a passenger vehicle.

He then tried to carjack a couple’s vehicle. Police say he shot the man, critically injuring him, and assaulted the woman.

He was subsequently caught when his vehicle became disabled.

Authorities say Lopez-Jovel and Fanelli are suspected in robberies in Utah and Wyoming and fatally shooting a man in Denver.


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