APD investigating 80th homicide this year | KOB 4

APD investigating 80th homicide this year

Christina Rodriguez & Kassi Nelson
Updated: January 02, 2020 12:17 PM
Created: December 30, 2019 06:18 AM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The Albuqerque Police Department is investigating a homicide in northeast Albuquerque, near Tramway and Copper.

APD spokesman Tanner Tixier said that officers were called to the 13300 block of Oriente Avenue around 2:30 a.m. Monday morning after neighbors reported hearing gunshots in the area. Upon arrival, police found a man unconscious and unresponsive in the street.


"The male appeared to have suffered trauma to the head," Tixier wrote in an email release. "Albuquerque Fire Rescue responded to the scene and the male was determined to be deceased."  

Footage from a neighbor's security camera shows a black Cadillac with chrome rims speeding away from where the body was. It also showed a man chasing after the car.  A couple of minutes later, another man trailed on foot.

Officials said they can't confirm that they're looking for that Cadillac or the people chasing after it.

Police have not released information about any suspects, and the victim's identity has not been confirmed at this time. The homicide investigation is ongoing. 

This is a developing story. Stay with KOB Eyewitness News 4 and KOB.com for updates. 

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