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1/20/2012 - Two Arrested In Double Murder Case

Case: 120000911

441 Oaklawn Ave

1/20/12, 0300 hrs

Victim: Julian Velasquez, Age 20 (Surviving)

Christina Selmon, Age 20 (Deceased)

Hopeton Bennett, Age 17 (Deceased)

Suspect: Abdiwahab Noorein, Age 22 Abdirahaman Mohamed, Age 23

On January 20, 2012 at approximately 0300 hrs, CVPD patrol officers responded to a call of shots fired, with people on the ground at 441 Oawlawn Ave. Officers arrived and discovered two individuals, a male juvenile, identified as Hopeton Bennett and a female, Christina Selmon ,who were deceased. A third victim, Julian Velasquez was shot in the face and transported to UCSD Trauma Center and later released. CVPD Crimes of Violence detectives were called to the scene and took over the investigation.

On Tuesday, January 24, 2012, two individuals, Abdiwahab Noorein and Abdirahaman Mohamed were arrested for the attempt murder of Julian Velasquez. Abdiwahab Noorein and Abdirahaman Mohamed were booked into the San Diego County Jail for one count of attempted murder. Both suspects are believed to have gang association.

The incident continues to be under investigation and anyone with any information regarding this incident is asked to call the Crimes of Violence Unit at (619) 691-5202.

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