Suspects Fire Shots at APD Detectives, Suspect Killed in Shootout


April 7, 2022, 1:36 am

ABQ RAW staff

POSTED 04/06/2022 7:30PM

UPDATED 04/06/2022 10:39PM

Foothills Albuquerque –

Albuquerque Police officers were responding to a robbery situation. They located the suspect near the 9900 block of Spain NE.

A pursuit happened when the suspect fired at officers and they returned fire. The suspect was hit in the leg. No officers were hurt in the incident.

In a Twitter post, Albuquerque Police confirmed the suspect was killed.

This is the fifth time in a month where a suspect has engaged law enforcement with gunfire in the Albuquerque area.

This is the 39th homicide of 2022. This is the 3rd officer involved shooting of 2022 that has resulted in the suspect being killed.

This is a developing story and we will update when more information is available.


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