APD Investigates Deadly Shooting on ABQ’s Westside


June 2, 2023, 3:09 am

By: ABQ RAW Staff

Posted: 06/01/2023 @9:15PM

Westside Albuquerque

Around 6:12 PM this evening, APD was dispatched to a location near 80th and Hanover NW following reports of a male who may have sustained gunshot injuries. Upon arrival, Officers found a deceased individual inside a car who was shot dead. The circumstances surrounding the incident are currently under investigation.

According to an APD sworn/public information officer Darren DeAguero, homicide investigators are presently looking into a shooting incident which took place in the vicinity of Hanover Road and 80th Street NW.

Witnesses say it was near the Laurelwood Park and a male was hit by gunshots while he was driving his his car. He crashed his car into a residential wall on Hanover and he died on scene.

APD has told us this investigation is in the preliminary stages. We will update this story as more information becomes available.

This is Albuquerque’s 55th homicide of 2023.


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