Arrest warrant issued for Ojos Locos shooting suspect
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – APD identified a man suspected in an Uptown sports bar shooting.
Police issued an arrest warrant for Javier Vargas Vasquez, 22, who is suspected of killing Lawrence Anzures, 30, and injuring two people at Ojos Locos Sports Cantina.
“We need all the prayers that we can get right now, and the help that we can get to find out who did this," said Valarie Anzures, victim’s cousin.
The incident started after Vargas Vasquez got into an argument with the victim after alcohol was given to the wrong customer.
The manager said things escalated when the victim Anzures and another man started beating the suspect and throwing punches by the door.
The warrant states Vasquez started shooting, Anzures was shot and killed. Three others were also shot – including a waitress — but they all survived.
"To the person who did this, there will be justice, either way there’s going to be justice, and for people who know what happened, please come forward. This was an innocent life that was taken for no reason. No reason at all. Whatever happened, nobody deserves to die that way, and it wasn’t his time. It wasn’t his time,” said Valarie.