3 teens shot near Storrie Lake State Park; 1 dead, other conditions unknown


LAS VEGAS, N.M. (KRQE) – New Mexico State Police are investigating a shooting that took place near Storrie Lake State Park on Monday, July 6. NMSP reports around 11:44 p.m., authorities were advised of a shooting on State Road 518 milepost 4 near the entrance to the park.

Police say during the investigation three teens, two 16-year-old girls and a 15-year-old boy were found with gunshot wounds. NMSP states that all victims were transported to the Alta Vista Regional Hospital in Las Vegas however, one female victim identified as Adelina Tafoya of Las Vegas died from her injuries.

The other girl and boy are being treated for unknown injuries. It’s unclear if any suspects are in custody but authorities are asking anyone with information to call New Mexico State Police at 505-425-6771 option 1.

No other information has been released at this time.

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