Mother, son charged in SE Albuquerque fatal shooting

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Police charged a woman and her son with allegedly killing someone Monday afternoon in southeast Albuquerque.

This happened around 1 p.m. Monday, near Zuni and Ortiz Drive S.E.

Investigators say 44-year-old Kristina Withrow argued with a woman at her apartment. Police say Withrow told the woman to leave, then she grabbed a gun.

Withrow allegedly handed the gun to her son, 18-year-old Kristian Crespin, who reportedly shot at the woman three times.

Rescue crews took the woman to the hospital, where she died from a gunshot wound. Police identified her as 31-year-old Monique Garcia.

Police say Withrow tried telling them she shot Garcia. Then, Withrow said her son, Crespin, did it.

Witnesses also told police a man shot a woman, then fled the scene.

Police charged Crespin and Withrow each with murder, conspiracy to commit murder and tampering with evidence. Withrow also faces a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Detectives took Crespin into custody Tuesday, according to an update from the police chief.

Withrow will remain behind bars until her trial. Crespin remains behind bars, with a detention hearing TBA.

This is a developing story. Stay with KOB 4 Eyewitness News and for updates.