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Tyler Zanco, 17, found shot in parking lot last week
Police said they are looking for two men wanted in connection with the shooting death of a Waltham high school student last week.
Tyler Zanco, 17, of Waltham, was found shot in a Waltham parking lot on Middlesex Circle at about 10 p.m. on March 20. He was taken to Newton Wellesley Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Waltham Police Chief Keith MacPherson said Domingo Mendes, 22, of Belmont, is wanted on charges of murder, possession of a firearm and conspiracy to violate drug laws.
Mendes is described as black, 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighing 165 pounds. Police said he should be considered armed and dangerous.
Taylor Poulin, 21, of Newton, is wanted on charges of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, unlicensed possession of a firearm and conspiracy to violate drug laws, police said.
Poulin is described as white, 6 feet tall and weighing 220 pounds. He may be driving a black 2002 Ford Explorer.
Anyone with any information on the whereabouts of the men is urged to call Waltham police at 781-314-3607 or Massachusetts State Police detectives at 781-897-6600.
Vehicle break-ins reported in Newton, Sudbury
Newton police are searching for a car that may be connected to recent break-ins.
Police said there have been vehicles that were broken into in Newton and Sudbury, and they’re looking for the owner or driver of a vehicle that may be connected to the crimes.
Newton police said they’re looking for a Mercedes Benz with Florida plates.
Anyone with information about the vehicle, owner or driver is asked to call the Newton Police Department Detective Bureau at 617-796-2104.
Electrical service now restored
NEWTON, Mass. — Power has been restored to more than 200 people who lost electricity Friday afternoon when a manhole exploded on a busy street in Newton.
The explosion occurred in front of the Farm Grill & Rotisserie on Needham Street in Newton before 5 p.m.
“It shook like a time bomb went off,” an employee with Farm Grill said. “We thought something blew up.”
No one was hurt, but photos showed large chunks of rock and other debris on the road.
The cause of the explosion was not immediately clear.