ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - Albuquerque police on Monday identified the victim of Saturdaymorning's fatal shooting at a Denny's restaurant on Albuquerque'sWest Side as Stephanie Anderson, 34.
Anderson worked as a cook or cook's assistant at the restaurant,which remained closed Monday.
A makeshift memorial to Anderson was set up just outside therestaurant at Coors Boulevard and Iliff Road NW.
It's not clear when or if the restaurant will reopen.
Soon after the shooting Saturday, police arrested two men,identified as Marvin Aguilar-Lopez, 22, and Pablo Ortiz, 32. Bothsaid they're from El Salvador.
Police are working to confirm their names with immigrationofficials.
A police officer found Ortiz at a phone booth near therestaurant. The detective who arrested him said he lookedsuspicious.
Aguilar-Lopez was arrested at the Vista Mobile Home Park onCentral Avenue at 98th Street SW in a car that matched thedescription of the getaway vehicle.
Police are searching for at least two other people they believewere involved in the robbery.
According to criminal complaints, the suspects are part of agroup that may be connected to a string of robberies inAlbuquerque.
They each face an open count of murder, armed robbery, tamperingwith evidence, kidnapping and child abuse charges — thelatter two charges because there were children at therestaurant.
A winter storm warning has been issued for Albuquerque and surrounding areas through 11 p.m. Thursday.
Tempers flared Wednesday night at the Albuquerque Public Schools Board of Education meeting as the firestorm over teacher evaluations and student testing continues.
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