APD: 15-year-old West Mesa HS student shot near school
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Albuquerque police officers were called to a shooting at Cedar Ridge Park Monday, south of West Mesa High School’s football field.
According to police, a 15-year-old West Mesa student was shot. She reportedly has non-life-threatening injuries.
Police said another 15-year-old student – a boy from another school – was injured while fleeing from the gunfire, but was not shot. Detectives are reportedly working to determine how he was injured.
This happened shortly before 2 p.m. Monday afternoon.
Information is limited at this time. APD’s Gun Violence Reduction Unit is taking over the investigation.
West Mesa HS was in a brief shelter-in-place due to police activity in the neighborhood. There will be regular dismissal from the north side of campus. Access from Fortuna is closed. Buses will run as usual.— APS (@ABQschools) March 6, 2023