Carjacking suspect killed in police shootout
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Albuquerque police confirmed Wednesday night that a carjacking suspect was shot and killed after firing at least one round at officers in northeast Albuquerque.
Officials said officers were dispatched around 6:29 p.m. to Calle Olas Atlos NE in reference to an individual being carjacked at gunpoint.
After locating the vehicle, police said the suspect fled from officers near Eubank Boulevard and Spain Road NE.
APD said the suspect then fled on foot, ignoring commands to stop, and shots were fired.
In a tweet, Albuquerque police said no officers were injured during the incident. APD said this is the second time in a week that proactive policing has helped officers track down a suspect.
Details are limited. Stay with KOB 4 and KOB.com for updates.
The Multi-Agency Task Force is responding to investigate an officer-involved shooting in the northeast heights near Eubank Blvd and Spain. We will provide details as soon as we have information that can be released. No officers were injured during the incident.— Albuquerque Police Department (@ABQPOLICE) April 7, 2022