Police investigate shooting in southwest Albuquerque

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE)- Police are investigating a fatal shooting in southwest Albuquerque on Thursday.

The Albuquerque Police Department responded to a suspicious situation on the 9300 block of Alvera near Sage and 98th Street. Police say a caller reported that her nephew had apparently been shot and was lying in a pool of blood.

When officers arrived they discovered a deceased male lying a kitchen with a firearm near him. Authorities have conducted preliminary interviews and say that based on the findings of field investigators, they determined the scene to be a homicide.

APD says criminalistics personnel and detectives are continuing their investigation. At this time, police have not released information regarding a suspect.

KRQE News 13 will provide updates as they become available.

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