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APD investigating overnight homicide

APD investigating overnight homicide

May 6,2022

ALBUQUERQUE -- APD officers were dispatched Thursday shortly after 10 p.m. to the area of Buena Ventura Rd. and Garcia St., N.E. to respond to a ShotSpotter activation. Officers arrived on scene to find one male laying in the street. Rescue efforts were made, however,  the male succumbed to his injuries on scene.


Witnesses on scene notified officers a red sedan was involved in the shooting and fled the area north on Garcia St. N.E. APD asks anyone who has information into this incident to contact 242-COPS and a detective will follow-up with them.


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].