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One dead in shooting in Southeast Heights

Police investigate a shooting death in Southeast Albuquerque. (Adolphe Pierre-Louis / Journal)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Albuquerque police are investigating a death in the Southeast Heights as a possible homicide.

Officer Tanner Tixier said in an email that officers were called to the area of Moon and Central around 2:30 a.m. They found one person dead in a vehicle.

Tixier said the preliminary investigation revealed that the victim found inside the vehicle had sustained a gunshot wound and subsequently died from the injury.