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Man Charged with Capital Murder in Alton Double Homicide Receives $2M Bond

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ALTON – A 22-year-old man in a double homicide investigation out of Alton was arraigned Monday.

Oscar Armando Velasquez is charged with three counts of attempted murder and one count of capital murder.

Velasquez was named as a suspect in the shooting deaths of Carlos Perez and Eduardo Rodriguez.

A third person who was also shot survived. 

The shooting happened Nov. 8 at a home on Jefferson Street.

Investigators say the shooting stemmed from a domestic dispute.

The judge set his bond at $2 million.

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