ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The Albuquerque Police Department (APD) responded to a shooting on the 1400 block of 3rd. St., north of Avenida Cesar Chavez on Wednesday. Later in the day, officials said the shooting was possibly a case of self-defense.

APD said officers went to the area around 10:24 a.m. Wednesday for reports of a shooting.


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Police officers arrived on the scene and found three people who were injured during an exchange of gunfire. Officials claimed one person passed away, one was treated and discharged, and another remains in the hospital.

Police said their Homicide Unit is investigating, and right now, there are no outstanding suspects as they believe two of the people were shooting at each other.