Romel Velarde Murder 2007/Call 888-580-8477 To Report Information Anonymously

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On January 19, 2007, at about 6:30 p.m., 16-year-old Romel Velarde was shot and killed in front of his house. Velarde was standing in his driveway located in the 2300 block of East Division Street in National City. Two unidentified males were seen running from the area.

A brown van or sports utility vehicle was seen driving away from the area immediately after the murder.