Male listed in critical condition following southeast Albuquerque shooting

Crime

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The Albuquerque Police Department is investigating a shooting that left one individual in critical condition on Monday evening. APD reports that around 6 p.m. officers were dispatched to the Whispering Sands Apartments located near Central in reference to a call of a male attempting to gain entry into an apartment and shots being fired.

Officers at the scene say they located a firearm and a blood trail leading from one of the apartments. APD states that a male sustained a gunshot wound to the head and was later transported to a local hospital.

Authorities say the male is currently listed in critical but stable condition. Police state the shooter has been detained and is being interviewed by detectives. APD says the incident remains under investigation.

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