Police identify teen killed at party in Rio Communities
Aug. 28, 2018
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities have identified a teen that was killed during a party on the banks of the Rio Grande south of Albuquerque.
KOB-TV reports deputies with Valencia County found 16-year-old Vanessa Ordonez dead Sunday night in Rio Communities.
Officials say she had attended a party at the river where several fights broke out and shots were fired.
Valencia County officials believe Ordonez was shot and struck by a vehicle.
Fines Michalski, who witnessed the event, says after the impact, someone fired a shot at the vehicle.
The driver was identified as Casey Peralta. He was taken to UNM Hospital with a gunshot wound to the face.
He's expected to be OK.
No arrests have been made.
Information from: Albuquerque Journal, http://www.abqjournal.com