APD investigates homicide following shooting at southeast Albuquerque party

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The Albuquerque Police Department is investigating a homicide in the southeast area of the city early Monday morning. APD reports officers were dispatched to the 10000 block of Tomatillo Lane near Southern and Eubank around 3:10 a.m. in response to a shooting at a party.

Authorities say callers provided information stating several shots were fired and one individual was shot in the backyard of the residence. Police state when officers arrived they found one male who was unconcious and not breathing.

APD reports officers started emergency medical treatment and Albuquerque Fire Rescue arrived at the scene and determined the individual was beyond medical assistance. Officers say male’s injuries were apparent gunshot wounds.

As officers were controlling the scene, police say other officers stopped two suspicious vehicles leaving the scene. Two individuals were detained from that traffic stop.

Detectives have interviewed several occupants of the residence are preparing a search warrant of the house for Criminalistics personnel to process. APD reports the deceased male has yet to be identified.

The investigation is in the initial stages and details are limited. This is a developing story, KRQE News 13 will provide updates as they are made available.

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