Police seek help in search for ‘armed and dangerous’ man wanted in deadly Lowell shooting

LOWELL, Mass. — Law enforcement officials are turning to the public for help tracking down an “armed and dangerous” man who is wanted in connection with a deadly shooting in Lowell.

Investigators have obtained a warrant for the arrest of Rafael Garcia-Rey, 21, Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Lowell Police Superintendent Barry Golner announced Wednesday.

Garcia-Rey is accused of shooting 26-year-old Odogwu Ganobi to death following an argument about a traffic dispute in the area of Maitland Avenue last week.

Garcia-Rey is described as 5 feet, 7 inches tall with a slender build. He is also known to have ties to both Lowell and Fall River.

Anyone who sees Garcia-Rey is urged to contact 911 and refrain from approaching him. Anyone with information can contact Lowell police at 978-937-3200.

Troopers assigned to the DA’s office are assisting Lowell police with the investigation.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates as more information becomes available.

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