Police investigate shooting death in Los Ranchos

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Police are hoping home surveillance footage will help them understand what led up to a shooting death in Los Ranchos.

Officers say the suspect called 911 Friday morning saying he shot a man inside a home near Solar and Fourth Street. That’s near Alvarado Elementary School.

When police arrived, the victim was already dead. Officers say it was a domestic dispute and the suspect has been detained for questioning.

Neighbors who KRQE News 13 spoke with say a shooting in this area is unsettling.

“I mean any kind of shooting is always concerning, but when kids are is especially concerning, and I have three young kids that I home school so it’s pretty close to home,” neighbor Amy Leighton said.

Police have identified the person who as shot and killed as 56-year-old Arthur Harrison. Police are not saying what led up to the shooting, but they did question a suspect. No word yet if that suspect will be charged.

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