The Latest: People in apartment shooting knew each other

March 9, 2018

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on a fatal shooting Albuquerque (all times local):

10:15 a.m.

An Albuquerque Police Department spokesman says the two people involved in a fatal shooting at an apartment knew each other and that it was not a random home invasion.

Officer Tanner Tixier says police are investigating the possibility that the Friday morning incident was the result of a domestic dispute but that information isn’t available on any relationship, if any, between the people involved.

Tixier said previously that a person reportedly trying to break into the apartment was fatally shot by a resident.


7 a.m.

Albuquerque police says a person who reportedly tried to break into an apartment is dead after being shot by a resident.

Police say the incident occurred near Copper and Tramway in northeast Albuquerque.

No additional information is immediately available.

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