HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) – A suspect involved in a deadly shooting in Holyoke Wednesday was arraigned in court.

According to Hampden District Attorney’s Office Spokesperson Jim Leydon, 22-year-old Alejandro Ramos of Holyoke was arraigned in Holyoke District Court on Thursday morning in connection with the murder of a newborn as well as other charges to follow.

Ramos is being held without the right to bail and is scheduled to return to court on November 3.

Another suspect, identified as 30-year-old Johnluis Sanchez of Holyoke remains in the hospital and will be arraigned at a later date in connection with the murder of a newborn as well as other charges to follow.

  • Johnluis Sanchez
  • Alejandro Ramos

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.

The three suspects have been identified by police, one was taken to the hospital and one is in custody, no additional information was released of the third suspect or others injured.

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