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Police: Man and dog found dead inside apartment

Christina Rodriguez
Updated: January 22, 2020 03:03 PM
Created: January 16, 2020 06:26 AM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The Albuquerque Police Department is investigating a violent crime in southeast Albuquerque, near Southern and Eubank. 

APD spokesman Gilbert Gallegos said that officers were called to the Manzano Mesa Apartments early Thursday morning in response to a shots fired call. When officers entered one of the apartments, they found a man dead with a gunshot wound. Officers also found a dog that had died from a gunshot wound.  


Police updated the investigation on Jan. 22. According to officials, the shooting is being classified as a murder-suicide.

Police said they believe Fernando DeLeon shot and killed Ruben Baca before turning the gun on himself. 

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