Investigation begins after victim fatally shot in southwest Albuquerque


Police are investigating after a body was found in southwest Albuquerque Wednesday night.

APD says officers were dispatched near Fourth Street and Iron. Albuquerque Fire Rescue had responded to a male with what appeared to be a gunshot wound to his upper body.

Although AFR performed life-saving efforts, attempts were unsuccessful and the victim died. Authorities remained at the scene overnight investigating but the area is now clear.

Any possible suspects and the identity of the victim remain unknown at this time.

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