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APD investigating shooting as justifiable homicide

Saturday, April 22, 2023

ALBUQUERQUE – APD detectives are investigating an overnight shooting as a justifiable homicide.

Detectives learned the owner of the business, located at 5808 Zuni Rd., S.E., shot an intruder who appeared to breaking in with burglary tools. The man who was shot by the business owner died as a result of gunshot wounds. He has not yet been identified.

Detectives are working with the District Attorney’s Office as they continue to investigate the business owner’s claims of self-defense. The man was released from the scene after an interview with detectives.