APD arrests woman accused of causing police shooting

Albuquerque News

Cynthia Franco is accused of pointing a gun at an officer.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Police finally caught up with the woman they say caused a police shooting.

Daniel Franco is accused of leading officers on a chase near Lomas and Washington last month. Police say shots were fired after his passenger and niece, 18-year-old Cynthia Franco, turned towards the officer, gun in hand.

A warrant for her arrest was issued three weeks ago. Police arrested her Wednesday. A district court judge will stay behind bars until trial.

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