APD: One dead in SE Albuquerque shooting

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Police responded to an area of southeast Albuquerque where they found one person fatally shot Sunday night.

Albuquerque police officers responded just before 11 p.m. to reports of a shooting near the area of 515 Madeira Dr. S.E., where they found one person who had succumbed to their injuries from a shooting.

According to the Albuquerque Journal, the person shot was a maintenance worker. Police said the worker was not Muslim or of Middle Eastern descent.

No further details are available at this time.

By our count, this is the 78th homicide investigated by Albuquerque Police Department this year and does not include BCSO-investigated homicides within the city. In 2021, there were a record 117 homicides investigated by APD.