Police identify suspects, victim in fatal Tower Park shooting


Police are investigating a fatal shooting at Tower Park in southwest Albuquerque.

Albuquerque Police say they got a call just before 5 p.m. Thursday about a possible shooting at the park near Tower and Unser.

When they arrived, officers found 25-year-old Larry Desantiago with a gunshot wound in the chest. He was taken to UNM Hospital where he later died.

Police detained two 15-year-olds, Santiago Armijo and Jeremiah De La Pena, who had attempted to flee on foot. Detectives also found a gun near the scene.

Witnesses identified the two suspects. They were arrested and booked into the Juvenile Detention Center on open counts of murder.

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