Police investigate homicide in northeast Albuquerque


ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The Albuquerque Police Department is investigating a homicide after officers found a deceased man in a vehicle early Thursday. Police say they responded to the 1800 block of Hoffman St. in the area of Indian School and Pennsylvania in response to a shooting incident around 3:15 a.m.

When they arrived at the scene, officers discovered a male who was slumped behind the wheel of a vehicle. Officers and Albuquerque Fire Rescue determined that the male was deceased.

The scene was secured and authorities are now investigating the incident as a homicide. APD detectives have obtained a search warrant for the vehicle and are conducting interviews with nearby residents.

The victim’s identity is unknown at this time and is pending an investigation by the Office of Medical Investigator. A suspect has not been identified.

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

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