Man found dead with gunshot wound in northeast Albuquerque

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE)- Albuquerque police are investigating after a male was found dead in northeast Albuquerque Wednesday.

The Albuquerque Police Department reports that officers responded to the 114 Pennsylvania NE after receiving a call around 2 a.m. regarding a shooting at an apartment and that a man needed help. Officers arrived at the scene to find a male with a gunshot injury who was unconscious and not breathing.

Albuquerque Fire Rescue determined the man was deceased. APD detectives are also conducting interviews and canvassing the area for witnesses.

Authorities say search warrants are being served to gather additional evidence. This is Albuquerque’s 75th homicide this year.

This is a developing story. KRQE News 13 will provide information as it becomes available.


Correction: In a previous version of this story, KRQE reported that the incident happened northwest Albuquerque. However, the shooting took place in northeast Albuquerque.

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