ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE)- The Albuquerque Police Department has released video of the moments leading up to two deadly October officer-involved shootings.
The first shooting occurred on October 14 when officers responded to an apartment complex near Central and Wyoming. Police say it started when a woman’s ex-boyfriend was threatening her with a gun.
In the police video, you can’t see the suspect’s gun as officers storm the apartment. The suspect, Daniel Wood Jr., was killed in a hail of gunfire.
Police say he did not fire on them but they showed a picture of the gun they say he had on him. They say he had an extensive criminal history.
The second shooting happened 11 days later on October 25. A woman called the police saying a man tried to rob her at gunpoint while she and her two kids were in the car near Candelaria and Washington.
After that incident, police say Raymond V. Tahod then asked a stranger in a blue pickup for a ride. The pair then pulled over in a neighborhood near Carlise and Menaul.
Police say Tahod shot at officers until he ran out of bullets. Police say that a total of 26 rounds were fired between officers and Tahod.
No officers were hurt during the incident. The driver who picked up Tahod was not charged and poilce did not identify him.
Police say both of these shootings are still under investigation. The four officers involved in the two shootings are back on duty.