Dunkirk woman charged with killing boyfriend

Published July 7, 2017 194 Plays

Rumble Dunkirk police have arrested Rebecca Ruiz, for second-degree murder, after a shooting in Dunkirk. The photo of Ruiz smiling was sent to the media along with the arrest report. Police say a man was found with a gunshot wound at 141 Lake Shore Drive East, Thursday night. They were called to the scene just after 10:00 p.m. The man was found unresponsive in the yard. The victim is not being named because police are still trying to notify his family. He was taken to Brook's Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Ruiz is being held at the Dunkirk Police Lock-Up, pending arraignment. Police are asking anyone with information to call 366-2266 or 363-0313. They say this was not a random shooting.