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APD Homicide Investigation Update

APD Homicide Investigation Update

Friday, Aug. 27, 2021

ALBUQUERQUE – APD’s Homicide Unit released an updated synopsis following a preliminary investigation of this morning’s homicide:


On August 27, 2021 at 7:09 a.m., the ShotSpotter system identified a shot fired call in the area of 443 Texas St NE. Officers arrived on scene and discovered a minivan at 443 Texas St NE, facing southbound with broken glass from driver’s window. Upon approach, the officer discovered a male sitting in passenger seat with trauma. The officer initiated Rescue and checked for a pulse with no response. Rescue responded and concluded the male deceased and did not transport.


This is an ongoing investigation.


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].