APD arrests carjacking suspect in southeast Albuquerque

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A man has been arrested by APD in connection to a carjacking reported earlier Friday morning on the 1400 block of Gibson SE.

Police say the victim of the carjacking was shot in the knee and the suspect stole the vehicle. Officers located the vehicle in the area of Anderson Place and Monroe SE.

The suspect fled the scene on foot and officers set up a perimeter and called out a canine unit. The suspect was eventually arrested around 12:30 p.m. A female who was in the passenger seat of the vehicle was also apprehended. The victim is in stable condition.

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