Albuquerque Police arrest man for shooting death of girlfriend

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Police have arrested the boyfriend of an Albuquerque woman in her shooting death.

APD has arrested Justin Harwood for the murder of his girlfriend Genie Castillo that occurred on March 11, 2019. Authorities say they were called to a residence on Texas Road in the northwest area of Albuquerque in response to reports of a shooting.

Upon arriving at the residence, officers say they found Harwood who was bleeding heavily from his face. Detectives say when they arrived Harwood told them Castillo shot him and then shot herself.

It was then that officers discovered Castillo in a bathroom unresponsive and bleeding heavily from her head.

Harwood has been charged with an open count of murder and tampering with evidence.

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