SANTA FE — The Santa Fe Police Department is investigating the shooting death of Michigan man after he was found wounded on the city’s south side Wednesday night.
Officers responded to Lucia Lane and Airport Road around 9 p.m. Wednesday and found 64-year-old Richard Milan with a gunshot wound to his leg that was bleeding profusely, an SFPD statement says. Milan later died at Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center.
SFPD spokesman Gregy Gurule said Thursday afternoon that Milan was from Kalamazoo, Mich., and police don’t know why he was in Santa Fe. Efforts to reach relatives of Milan in Michigan were unsuccessful.
Deputy Chief Ben Valdez said Thursday afternoon that officers were working to identify suspects. This is the fifth homicide in Santa Fe this year.