Woman dies following Christmas day shooting


ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A woman injured in a Christmas day shooting has died, and police are now investigating the case as a homicide.

Police found a woman lying unresponsive in a parking lot off Kathryn and San Mateo in the early morning on Wednesday, December 25. She was taken to the hospital for a gunshot wound.

Sunday, the Albuquerque Police Department said the woman identified as 19-year-old Paloma Sanchez, was taken off of life support. Police have not identified any suspects at this time.

As of Sunday, December 29, the incident brings to the city’s total number of homicides for the year up to 79.

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