Rio Rancho man accused of attacking campers | KOB 4

Rio Rancho man accused of attacking campers

Jeffrey Lujan Jeffrey Lujan | 

Marian Camacho
July 11, 2018 11:09 AM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - A Rio Rancho man is accused of attacking a pair of campers at Storrie Lake State Park, north of Las Vegas, New Mexico in May.


25-year-old Jeffrey Lujan faces charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, battery, criminal damage to property and negligent use of a deadly weapon.

According to a criminal complaint, Lujan entered a tent where two females were laying down and attempted to kiss one of the women.  The female rejected Lujan's advances saying he was "too old for her," and an argument ensued.

Police say the women told officers Lujan then ripped a hole in the tent, got into his truck, revved the engine and backed over the tent while they were inside.

The two women took off running and told police that's when they heard shots fired. They were not seriously injured and were able to get to safety. 

Police collected 12 spent 9mm casings near the tent and observed tire tracks.

The relationship between the women and Lujan is not clear. He was arrested on June 27 but has since been released. He's expected in court for a preliminary examination on August 9.


Marian Camacho

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