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Galloway Twp. police search for stabbing suspect

Sunday, July 22, 2012

Police in Galloway Township are asking the public's help in locating a stabbing suspect.

At 9:20 a.m., the Galloway Township Police Department responded to the Travel Lodge on Route 30.

Officers located the victim, a 22-year-old female from Massachusetts who had been stabbed multiple times.

The victim, police say, had seven stab wounds to her neck, chest and back.

Medics transported the female to the Atlanticare Regional Trauma Center.

After further investigation, detectives issued an arrest warrant for J. E. "Johnny" Lozano-Vulgarin, age 24 of Brooklyn, New York.

Lozano-Vulgarin has been charged with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Unlawful Possession of a Weapon and Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose.

Witnesses report that Lozano-Vulgarin fled the scene prior to police arrival. He is reportedly driving a silver Ford Escape SUV with NY registration FBB 7793.

Lozano-Vulgarin is described as a Hispanic male, 5'10" thin build with dark hair and dark eyes.

Anyone who sees the vehicle or suspect is asked to call police immediately.

Anyone with further information may contact Detective Ryan Goehringer at (609) 652-3705 Ext 320.

Police declined to comment on the relationship between the victim and suspect.

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