Albuquerque police arrest man for 2021 murder
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Albuquerque police arrested Adelio Gallegos Jr. Thursday for the murder of a man following a "road-rage type incident."
According to a witness, Gallegos Jr. confronted Mike Guerra in January of 2021 after Guerra backed his vehicle into Gallegos Jr.’s car. Following the confrontation, Gallegos Jr. returned to his sedan, retrieved a rifle and shot Guerra one time.
Gallegos fled the scene in the sedan, which was driven by a woman.
Detectives found Gallegos Jr. Thursday at a residence in Bernalillo as they served a search warrant. He admitted to shooting Guerra and was arrested.
Gallegos Jr. is charged with an open count of murder and tampering with evidence.