Body found east of Route 66 Casino Saturday night

New Mexico News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Sunday morning, the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office tweeted that deputies responded to a call to a shooting in the area of the Route 66 Casino Saturday night. They say APD received a call around 9 p.m. Saturday from a woman reporting the shooting and that BCSO was then dispatched to the Mesa area south of I-40 near the casino.

They found a man in his early 20s who appeared to have been shot multiple times and died on the scene. Officials say details are limited and ask if anyone has information, to call the sheriff’s office at 505-798-7000.

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