ALBUQUERQUE (AP) - The nephew of a gunman who stormed his former workplace andopened fire before committing suicide told police that his unclebelieved the company had implanted chips in his brain and couldhear his thoughts.
Reza told his nephew that the solar manufacturer Emcore Corp.fired him to keep him from "taking them down."
Reza killed himself Monday after shooting six other people,killing two and wounding four during a rampage at the company'sAlbuquerque plant.
Authorities say former Emcore co-workers have told investigatorsthat they were aware that Reza struggled with mental healthissues.
Police are still trying to verify whether Reza in fact had amental illness.
Information from: Albuquerque Journal
Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
Three Albuquerque veterans remember vividly the sneak attack on Pearl Harbor that brought the U.S. into World War II 72 years ago Saturday.
After getting out of federal prison early this week it looks like former state Sen. Manny Aragón isn't at a halfway house after all. He's back at his own house in the South Valley.
The owner and an employee of a local smoke shop are in federal custody accused of selling spice at the Rio Rancho store.
The New Mexico State Police officer who fired his weapon at van filled with kids during a traffic stop gone bad has been fired.
The civil case filed against former cop Levi Chavez in the gunshot death of his wife is coming to an end without a trial.
Could there be a serial dog snatcher in Roswell?