HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) – A second suspect involved in a shooting that caused the death of an infant in Holyoke Wednesday was arraigned in court.

One suspect, 22-year-old Alejandro Ramos was arraigned on murder charges in Holyoke Court on Thursday after being released from the hospital, treated for a hand injury. He has been ordered held without the right to bail and will be back in court on November 3rd.

A second suspect, 30-year-old Johnluis Sanchez remains in the hospital and was arraigned from Zoom on murder charges. He has been ordered held without the right to bail and a dangerousness hearing will be held on November 3rd.

  • Johnluis Sanchez
  • Alejandro Ramos

Hampden County DA spokesperson Jim Leydon said a third suspect has been identified but has not been arrested yet.

At around 12:38 p.m. Wednesday, Holyoke police were called to a report of a shooting in the area of the 100 block of Sargeant Street. Upon investigation, three men were involved in an altercation, during which a shooting occurred, and one of the rounds from that altercation struck a public transportation bus and an uninvolved woman, who was seated on the bus.

The woman on the bus, who was pregnant, was treated at a nearby hospital and reported to be in critical condition. The baby, who was delivered and needed life-saving medical services, passed away, according to the DA’s office.

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