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Police investigate fatal shooting involving child in NW Albuquerque

Police investigate fatal shooting involving child in NW Albuquerque

Justine Lopez
Updated: June 07, 2020 02:17 PM
Created: June 06, 2020 07:17 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — APD was dispatched to 7111 Acton Ct NW in Ventana Ranch Saturday evening in response to a shooting involving a 7-year-old boy.

The boy, Michael Betz Jr., was reportedly shot in the chest.

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Betz's mother and father transported the child to the hospital for treatment where he later succumbed to his injuries.

An investigation by APD's Crimes Against Children Unit is still underway.

Detectives are working to obtain a search warrant for the home.


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