August 13th Morning Rush: Police search for suspect in deadly car wash shooting

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1. Police are offering up a $1,000 reward hoping to get a lead to the arrest of an accused murderer. Investigators are looking for 22-year-old Jerred Holguin. Police say he is the man seen captured on video last month at the Rocky Mountain Car Wash on San Mateo near Lomas, pulling a gun and then fatally shooting Matthew Shaw who was walking by. After releasing the video, police say tipsters including Holguin’s mother helped identify him. If you know where he is, call Crime Stoppers at 843-STOP.

Full Story: Search continues for suspect in deadly car wash shooting


2. The family of a missing veteran continues their search weeks after the marine disappeared. Matthew Gurule was last seen leaving Isleta Casino two weeks ago. Soon after his car was found burned near Rio Communities. Monday his family and volunteers searched the river near Belen hoping to find answers. Last week, Belen Police arrested two people they say are possibly connected to the disappearance. They were charged after police say they were caught using Gurule’s credit cards.

Full Story: Family, volunteers search Rio Grande for missing veteran


3. A pleasant morning with temperatures in the 50s, 60s & 70s. The morning will be dry for the entire state.

Full Story: Christopher’s Tuesday Morning Forecast


4. The Governor’s Office is considering whether to extend background checks on private gun sales to the sellers. Right now, a background check is only required for a buyer. Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham says that adding background checks on gun sellers might allow authorities to better track the movement of firearms. This comes as the governor prepares for a public safety summit to address emergency response in the wake of recent mass shootings.

Full Story: Gov. Lujan Grisham considers checks on gun sellers


5. The Isotopes are in the final five of a nationwide contest. It’s all centered around chemistry-themed jerseys that debuted at the Isotopes’ first-ever “Science Night” on Friday. They’re in the running for Minor League Baseball’s Golden Bobblehead Award.

Full Story: Isotopes compete for best MiLB specialty jersey


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