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Phoenix kids found safe after 2018 Amber alert of man kidnapping sons to Mexico

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Posted at 12:00 PM, Feb 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-14 14:16:32-05

Two kids connected to a 2018 Amber Alert were found safe and the Amber Alert was cancelled Friday morning, according to DPS.

An Amber Alert was initially issued on September 2018 for 8-year-old Victor Coronado Nunez and 5-year-old Jonathan Coronado Nunez after police alleged that their father had kidnapped them and taken them to Mexico.

On September 1, 2018, police responded to a home near 33rd Avenue and Van Buren Street after receiving reports of a shooting.

When officers arrived at the home, they found 24-year-old Oralia Nunez suffering a gunshot wound and her roommate, 34-year-old Omar Gonzalez, dead at the scene.

Oralia was taken to the hospital where she later died of her injuries, officials said.

Family members told police that Oralia’s two sons, Victor Coronado Nunez and Jonathan Coronado Nunez, live at the Phoenix home where the victims were found.

An Amber Alert was initially issued that morning stating the boys’ biological father, 47-year-old Dimas Coronado, may have fled to Mexico with the kids.

It is unclear if the father has been located or if any charges have been filed.