Victim identified in fatal southwest Albuquerque shooting

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – One person is dead after a shooting in southwest Albuquerque on Monday night. The Albuquerque Police Department says they responded to a call of a male being shot around 7 p.m. in the area of 13th St. and Lead Avenue. Police have identified the victim as 20-year-old Elijah Vallejos.


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APD says that Vallejos was taken to UNM Hospital where he later died from his injuries. Witnesses on the scene told police a car drove by and someone inside started shooting. No other information has been released at this time.

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