PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) —The search is on for a man wanted for murder out of Pennsylvania who investigators believe may be in Massachusetts or Rhode Island.
Police said Wagner Ernesto Tejeda-Pena, 24, shot and killed a random victim in Philadelphia last month. He also attempted to shoot at two other victims prior to that, however, police said his gun malfunctioned.
Tejeda-Pena is also wanted on two warrants out of West Roxbury District Court in connection with two stabbing incidents in Boston.
Investigators believe Tejeda-Pena may be in Massachusetts, specifically in Roslindale or Lawrence. It is also possible that he fled to Rhode Island.
Tejeda-Pena is believed to be armed and dangerous, according to police, adding that he recently made threats to kill family members.
Anyone who spots Tejeda-Pena is urged to call 911 immediately or the Boston Police Fugitive Unit at (617) 343-4468. Anonymous tips may also be submitted through the CrimeStoppers Tip Line by calling 1-800-494-TIPS or texting the word “TIP” to CRIME (27463).