Man, 61, ‘dressed as UPS driver and shot ex-neighbor seven occasions at her door with gun hidden in faux package deal’

Man, 61, ‘dressed as UPS driver and shot ex-neighbor seven times at her door with gun hidden in fake package’

A MAN dressed up as a UPS driver and allegedly shot his former neighbor at her personal entrance door after hiding a rifle inside a faux package deal, based on prosecutors.

Robert Bonang, 61, is accused of disguising himself as a supply employee earlier than strolling as much as his neighbor’s doorstep in Braintree, Massachusetts on Wednesday.

Braintree Police Division

Robert Bonang, 61, allegedly dressed as a UPS driver and hid a rifle in a faux package deal on Wednesday earlier than taking pictures his former neighbor[/caption]


Laurie Melchionda, 59, was shot seven occasions at her entrance door in Braintree, Massachusetts, based on investigators[/caption]

In accordance with a babysitter who was watching close by, Bonang approached Laurie Melchionda’s entrance door whereas carrying a surgical masks and brown jacket, and carrying a field.

The babysitter was strolling away with the youngsters she was watching when she heard screaming, Norfolk Assistant District Legal professional Greg Connor mentioned throughout Bonang’s arraignment on Thursday.

{The teenager} rotated and mentioned she noticed Bonang taking pictures Melchionda with a rifle that was hidden contained in the supply field.

In accordance with WBZ-TV, Connor mentioned {the teenager} observed Bonang’s look.


Melchionda and Bonang apparently had a ‘historical past of points’ after they lived close to one another[/caption]


The college nurse leaves behind a accomplice and three children[/caption]

“She let him stroll in entrance of her as a result of she was involved about him. He started to go to 54 Howie Avenue. He rang the doorbell frantically.”

“She walked away with the youngsters, heard screaming, and rotated and noticed the person taking pictures at Mrs Melchionda with the gun from the field.”

Melchionda was shot seven occasions and was rushed to the hospital, the place she died.

Bonang remained on the scene on Wednesday till cops arrived and arrested him.


Prosecutors mentioned a babysitter close by noticed Bonang stroll as much as Melchionda’s door and later heard screaming[/caption]


Bonang waited on the scene till cops arrived and arrested him[/caption]

A neighbor advised the information outlet of the 59-year-old lady: “She was a pricey buddy of the neighborhood. Phrases simply can’t describe the loss that we really feel within the neighborhood.”

Melchionda labored because the director of well being providers for Weston Public Faculties and as a faculty nurse at a close-by elementary faculty; she was married and leaves behind her accomplice and three youngsters.

Bonang used to stay throughout the road from Melchionda, and the 2 apparently “had a historical past of points.”

Bonang was hit with homicide and firearms expenses and was ordered held with out bail.

He’s scheduled to look in courtroom on July 17.