New Mexico State Police investigating deadly I-25 road rage shooting
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — New Mexico State Police officers were called to a deadly road rage shooting on I-25 Thursday afternoon.
Northbound I-25 was shut down at mile marker 209, near Isleta Pueblo, due to the investigation.
At around 2 p.m. Thursday, an NMSP officer pulled over to check on a vehicle on the shoulder of I-25. The officer then realized that a road rage shooting had just happened, and a man had been shot.
Investigators learned that there was some conflict between two drivers traveling north on I-25. Police said both cars pulled over and 37-year-old Sergio Marinelarena-Porras got out of his car and approached the other driver. At some point during the altercation, shots were fired, and Marinelarena-Porras was hit.
Marinelarena-Porras was taken to an area hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.
A 43-year-old man was detained at the scene. The case is still under investigation.
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Interstate 25 northbound at mile marker 209 closed due to police activity. Avoid the area and seek alternate route. pic.twitter.com/ufSWeWOrsf— NMSP (@NMStatePolice) August 31, 2023