Suspect who was shot in attempted carjacking released from hospital

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A teen who police say was shot in the head while trying to carjack a couple is out of the hospital.

Police say 16-year-old Gabriel Gonzales tried to carjack the couple at gunpoint at an apartment complex near Montgomery and Carlisle back in November.

Albuquerque police say the victim pulled a gun and shot Gonzales. He was listed in critical condition.

Investigators say he has now been released and is at a medical rehab center.

Charges are expected to be filed against him after treatment.

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