Man shot, killed after abduction near Route 66 Casino

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a kidnapping that turned into a homicide.

On Saturday night, BSCO responded to a call of a shooting near Route 66 Casino.

Upon arrival, officials said they found a dead man in his early 20s with several gunshot wounds.

In an update Sunday, deputies said someone abducted a woman and her brother – and took them to an area near the casino on Saturday night.

Deputies said her brother was shot and killed – but the woman got away and flagged down investigators.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call BCSO at 505-798-7000 and speak to an investigator.

Details are limited at this time, stay with KOB 4 and for updates.

Very limited details are available for release at this time. Detectives are actively working the case and ask anyone with any information to call the Sheriffs Office at 505-798-7000 and speak to an investigator.

— BCSO (Sheriff) NM (@BCSONM) September 26, 2021