Albuquerque police arrest suspect following shootout
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Police arrested a suspect who prompted an hourslong SWAT situation Wednesday night.
Albuquerque police officers responded to Eastern and Palomas around 7:30 p.m., regarding a shots-fired call. They arrived and found a man, who allegedly fired shots at them.
The officers fired back and hit the man. The man then reportedly ran off, prompting SWAT and K-9 units to the scene.
Around 11 p.m., SWAT located the man and arrested him. Rescue crews took the suspect to the hospital with a gunshot wound to his torso.
The man, identified as 33-year-old Kevin Trujillo, left the hospital and made his first court appearance Friday.