ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Police have identified a man who was shot and killed at a Northeast Albuquerque apartment complex last week.
Angel Ortiz, 39, succumbed to his injuries on scene after he was found with trauma to the chest, according to a spokesperson for the Albuquerque Police Department.
Officers were dispatched to the 4400 block of Shepard Road NE, near Candelaria and Washington, around 9:20 p.m. on Sept. 25. after reports of gunfire.
“Officers arrived and located one male subject near an apartment with trauma to the chest,” APD spokesman Gilbert Gallegos wrote in a news release on Sept. 26.
He said investigators detained and interviewed Ortiz’s girlfriend, and she was subsequently released. After obtaining a warrant, detectives searched the apartment.
No arrests have been made and no suspect has been identified.