Enterprise proprietor claims self-defense in one in every of two deadly in a single day shootings investigated by Albuquerque police

Investigators are wanting right into a enterprise proprietor’s declare of self-defense after he shot and killed an obvious intruder early Saturday.

The case, which is being investigated a “justifiable murder,” was one in every of two unrelated deadly shootings reported by the Albuquerque Police Division in a single day.

Officers responded to the location of the enterprise within the 5800 block of Zuni SE, close to Alvarado, round 4:30 a.m.

“Detectives realized the proprietor of the enterprise … shot an intruder who appeared to breaking in with housebreaking instruments,” APD mentioned in a day information launch. “The person who was shot by the enterprise proprietor died on account of gunshot wounds. He has not but been recognized.”

Police mentioned the enterprise proprietor was launched from the scene after being interviewed by detectives, who’re working with the District Lawyer’s Workplace because the enterprise proprietor’s declare of self-defense is examined.

The opposite deadly capturing occurred round 10:20 p.m. Friday within the 100 block of Altez NE, simply east of Moon.

Officers who responded to the decision found an individual useless of a gunshot wound, APD spokesman Officer Daren DeAguero mentioned in a information launch.

Murder detectives are dealing with the investigation.


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