APD: Man, dog found dead with gunshot wounds in southeast Albuquerque

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An Albuquerue Police Department Crime Scene van is at the scene of a suspicious death Thursday, January 16, 2020. (KRQE Vincent Autry)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The Albuquerque Police Department is investigating after a man was found dead in the southeast area of the city early Wednesday morning.

Police report that officers responded to the Manzano Mesa Apartments in the area of Southern Boulevard and Eubank Boulevard in response to shots fired. When officers arrived, they entered an apartment where they discovered a deceased man who had a gunshot wound to his upper body.

Authorities report a deceased dog with a gunshot wound was also at the scene. At this time, police have not identified any possible suspects. The victim’s identity remains unknown at this time.

APD reports the apartment complex has been canvassed and are in the process of drafting search warrants. This is a developing story, KRQE News 13 will provide information as it becomes available.

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