APD investigating downtown homicide

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Valley Area Command officers responded to a suspicious vehicle at Gold Ave. and Seventh St. shortly after 4 a.m. with an unconscious person in it.

When officers arrived, they discovered the individual was injured.

Rescue personnel then arrived and determined the individual was deceased.

Homicide detectives are on-scene investigating the situation. Details are still pending.

According to APD, this is the 77th homicide victim of 2021 and the fifth victim over the last week.