ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - The APD SWAT team was called out Saturday night to the same downtown area where a police gun battle began earlier in the day although it's not known if the two events are connected.
Officers converged on the home in the 800 block of Walter Street SE about five blocks from where Saturday morning's first gun battle erupted. Two officers were wounded in what sources told KRQE News 13 was an ambush.
A sheriff's deputy was shot later and the gunman killed at Fourth Street NW and Montaño in the North Valley.
A KRQE News 13 photojournalist at the SWAT scene reported the APD bomb squad deployed on of its robots as is did at the North Valley shooting scene.
Albuquerque police have released little information on the day's events and so far have said nothing about the SWAT callout.
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Tempers flared Wednesday night at the Albuquerque Public Schools Board of Education meeting as the firestorm over teacher evaluations and student testing continues.
An Albuquerque man says an emergency vet clinic turned away his dying dog because he didn't have enough cash in his pocket to pay to save him. The dog later died.
Closing arguments wrapped up Wednesday in the final sentencing phase of John McCluskey's federal murder trial. The same jury that convicted him of killing an Oklahoma couple, must now decide whether McCluskey should face the death penalty.
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