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APD Homicide Investigation at Central and San Mateo

May 13, 2022

ALBUQUERQUE – APD Officers in the Southeast Area Command were dispatched about 12:30 a.m. to a report of a deceased individual behind the Walgreens at Central Ave. and San Mateo Blvd., S.E. An adult male was discovered with trauma that indicated he was murdered. Homicide detectives are arriving on scene to initiate an investigation.


UPDATE: The preliminary investigation determined the victim sustained at least one gunshot wound to his chest. Detectives are canvassing the area.


The public can help law enforcement stop crime and solve open cases in our community. If you have any information, please contact Crime Stoppers at 505-843-STOP (7867), or call APD’s non-emergency number at 505-242-COPS (2677).


APD has advocates for victims of violent crimes, including domestic violence and sex crimes. Victims, including family of homicide victims, can call 505-924-6028 to reach one of the advocates. Victim advocates can also be reached by email: [email protected].