Mesa Police Make an Arrest in Double
Mesa, AZ – (November
10th, 2022, 11:00am) Mesa Police have arrested 44-year-old Johnel
Trinidad for the double murder that occurred on 11/01/2022 at 124 N 67th
Road in Mesa.
11/01/2022 at round 11:15pm, Mesa Police acquired a number of calls about photographs
being fired at 124 N 67th Road in Mesa. When officers arrived,
they discovered the victims Ronnie Lazalde and his spouse Natishia Lazalde underneath a
stairwell outdoors of an condominium. Each Ronnie and Natishia had suffered
gunshot wounds. Ronnie was pronounced deceased on the scene and Natishia was
transported to the hospital the place she died at round 1:20am.
decided by means of their investigation that Natishia was with Johnel in an
condominium when Natishia’s son came to visit for a go to. Johnel and the son received
right into a verbal argument and all three of them walked outdoors the place Ronnie joined
within the argument. Because the argument continued, Johnel pulled a weapon and fired at
Ronnie and the son. The son then pulled his personal gun and fired at Johnel whereas
he was working away. When the taking pictures stopped, Ronnie and Natishia had each
suffered what turned out to be deadly wounds and Johnel was shot within the leg.
Johnel was transported to the hospital the place he was handled for his wound and
later launched into police custody.
interviews, investigative strategies and forensic proof recovered on the
scene, Detectives discovered possible trigger to cost Johnel Trinidad with two
counts of Manslaughter (C2 felonies) for the deaths of Ronnie and Natishia, and
one rely of prohibited possessor (Class 4 felony). Johnel was booked into jail
for the above listed prices.