NM deputies seek leads in shooting

Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Department

Doña Ana County Sheriff’s investigators are following leads after a man was shot inside a home off Del Rey Boulevard Sunday night.

According to a report, an unknown man knocked on the door of a home in the 5300 block of La Reina. When the homeowner opened the door, the man started a verbal argument involving another woman in the neighborhood. The incident escalated when the man pulled out a handgun and fired shots into the house. A 19 year-old man who was staying with the homeowner at the time, was shot once in the left arm and once in the shoulder. Both gunshot wounds were non-life threatening.

Investigators are asking anyone who might have information on the incident to call the Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Department, (575) 525-8894. Anonymous tips can also be called in to Las Cruces Crime Stoppers, 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).



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