Police investigate homicide in NW Albuquerque, female subject shot in face | KOB 4
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Police investigate homicide in NW Albuquerque, female subject shot in face

Justine Lopez & Ryan Laughlin
Updated: March 02, 2020 03:59 PM
Created: March 01, 2020 01:33 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Police were called out to 10615 Vista Bella Place northwest Sunday morning in reference to a deceased female.

Upon arrival, officers found a female subject with gunshot trauma to her face.

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Detectives are currently canvassing the area for witnesses and conducting interviews.

A neighbor who lives in the area said he was surprised this happened.

"In fact I just told my youngest son about this and he says, 'Well, I'm surprised. I thought it was a nice neighborhood'—well it is, yeah," said Fred Gallaher.

By KOB 4's count, this is the Albuquerque's 14th homicide. Last year the city saw its 14th homicide on March 17th.


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