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Two men sentenced in death of home-invasion accomplice

Two men admitted Tuesday that they were involved in a Far West Side home-invasion robbery during which an accomplice was fatally shot.

Michael E. Ruffin, 21, was sentenced to 13 years in prison and Dusty E. Thomas, 20, to 10 years after each pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter and aggravated robbery. Ruffin also pleaded guilty to two gun specifications and Thomas to one.

Ruffin, Thomas and Brandon Bolin, 18, forced their way into a residence in the 500 block of Station Road on the night of Dec. 12, 2014, said Assistant Prosecutor Scott Shumaker. One of the occupants of the home, a 21-year-old man, fired at them in self-defense, killing Bolin.

Both of Bolin’s accomplices were indicted for murder, but pleaded guilty to the lesser charge as part of a plea agreement. Under Ohio law, murder charges can be filed against a person whose

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2 arrested after shooting death of accomplice during Miami…

MIAMI – Two men have been arrested on second-degree murder charges after their accomplice was shot and later died during a robbery they were attempting.

Marcel Antonio Bolanos and Steven Palacio, both 19, we arrested Sunday morning.

Police said Bolanos and Palacio, along with Alberto Medal, 18, approached a man in the area of Northwest Second Court and Northwest 79th Street on Friday night. Police said the men robbed the individual of his belongings at gunpoint.

Another person who witnessed the crime and was armed with a gun fired at the men in hopes of stopping the robbery.

Medal, who was struck, was taken by Bolanos and Palacio to receive medical help, but later died at Jackson Memorial Hospital.

In addition to the murder charges, Bolanos and Palacio were also arrested on charges of robbery with a deadly weapon.

Miami police are looking for any witnesses to the crime and help in identifying the Good Samaritan who

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2 arrested after shooting death of accomplice during Miami robbery

MIAMI – Two men have been arrested on second-degree murder charges after their accomplice was shot and later died during a robbery they were attempting.

Marcel Antonio Bolanos and Steven Palacio, both 19, we arrested Sunday morning.

Friday night, Bolanos and Palacio, along with Alberto Medal, 18, approached a man in the area of N.W. 2nd Court and N.W. 79th Street. The men robbed the individual of his belongings at gunpoint.

Another person who witnessed the crime and was armed with a gun, fired at the robbers in hopes of stopping the robbery.

Medal, who was struck, was taken by Bolanos and Palacio to receive medical help, but later died at Jackson Memorial Hospital.

In addition to the murder charges, Bolanos and Palacio were also charged with robbery with a deadly weapon.

Miami Police are looking for any witnesses to the crime and help in identifying the Good Samaritan who stopped the robbery.

Anyone with information is urged

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