A newly wed man in Florida, USA, has been shot dead after trying to intervene in an argument between a man and his wife. According to police, a man shot his own wife and neighbor who just wed recently, after he tried to intervene in an argument between the couple.
Lee County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 47-year-old Placido Moreno-Torres late Saturday following a shooting at his home near Fort Myers.
Neighbors told investigators they heard Moreno-Torres arguing with his wife around 9:25 p.m.
The News-Press reports 20-year-old Ricardo Vaca heard his neighbors arguing and went to their driveway to “intercede.” The sheriff’s report said Vaca’s concern appeared to be his only involvement.
Investigators said Moreno-Torres fatally shot Vaca and 44-year-old Amparo Moreno before running from the scene. Vaca married on the 29th of May and was expecting a baby with his wife.
Police have arrested Placido Moreno-Torres and charged him with two counts of homicide