ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Police are searching for the person who fatally shot a man in southwest Albuquerque on Wednesday night. The Albuquerque Police Department reports that around 7 p.m. officers were dispatched to the 7800 block of Rainwater Rd. near Unser Blvd. and Arenal Rd. regarding a caller stating her father had been shot.
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Officers arrived at the scene and discovered a male victim who had a gunshot wound. The victim was taken to UNMH but died from his injuries.
APD reports the suspect in the shooting fled the residence before officers arrived.