ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The Albuquerque Police Department said one person is dead following a police shooting near Central and Tingley. Police were called to an apartment complex near there just before 3:30 p.m. Friday for reports of a man threatening to kill himself.
Police said they tried to talk to the man for about 40 minutes when he came out of an apartment armed with a homemade spear. APD said the man tried to attack multiple officers, multiple times and he was tased twice. Two officers ended up fatally shooting the man who died on scene. Police said the man had posted on Facebook about being a professional killer. No officers were injured.