Suspect in police shooting staying in federal custody

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The man accused of shooting three Albuquerque Police officers will remain in federal custody. The officers were shots while confronting James Ramirez and a second man last month who they believe robbed a teen getting off a bus. Three officers were shot.


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Another was hurt by shrapnel. Ramirez has a previous conviction for a burglary in California is being charged federally for felony being in possession of a gun. The district attorney dismissed the state causes against Ramirez for now while the federal prosecution moves forward.

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