1 of 2 suspects charged in grocery store murder

Leighton Vanderberg, 22, is charged with fatally shooting 57-year-old store-owner Jose Salgado Saturday.

Leighton Vanderberg, 22, is charged with fatally shooting 57-year-old store-owner Jose Salgado Saturday.

Leighton Vanderberg, 22, is charged with fatally shooting 57-year-old store-owner Jose Salgado Saturday. (4/17/15)

BRIDGEPORT - A New Haven man went before a judge Thursday on charges he shot a Bridgeport store owner to death during a robbery.

Leighton Vanderberg, 22, is charged with fatally shooting 57-year-old store-owner Jose Salgado Saturday.

Police renewed their call for help from the public today to find Vanderberg's alleged accomplice, 18-year-old Treizy Lopez.

As News 12 has reported, investigators say surveillance video shows both men running away from Salgado's grocery store after fatally shooting him.

Vanderberg's bond is set at $1 million. He is due back in court on May 5.

 

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