Body found shot in minivan in northeast Albuquerque neighborhood

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Albuquerque police are investigating a shooting that happened in northeast Albuquerque Friday morning. Officials say a homicide callout was made after a dead body was located in the area of the 400 block of Texas St. NE.

Officials say a little after 7:00 a.m. Friday, the ShotSpotter system identified a shot fired in the area of 443 Texas St. NE. When officers arrived, police found a minivan at the address facing southbound with broken glass on the driver’s window. A man was located in the passenger seat with a gunshot wound. An officer checked the man but could not find a pulse. When the rescue arrived, they determined the man was dead.

On Monday, August 30, the victim was identified as 53-year-old Samuel James Adviento.

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