ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — It’s been less than a week since 38-year-old Angelique Manriquez was shot and killed inside a tent north of Downtown across from Albuquerque Health Care for the Homeless in a spot where people congregate to sleep, listen to music and talk.
Wednesday afternoon, sitting on a bench next to a shopping bag of clothes, Lisa Hall recalled the night Manriquez was killed. Hall said she had been sleeping under a tarp in a makeshift tent about a block from Manriquez’s tent when she heard a car drive by, yelling for people to wake up and calling out an expletive.
“They threw a bunch of eggs,” Hall said. “We thought, ‘They’re going to come back around with more eggs,’ then maybe five minutes later, we heard four gunshots. It sounded like it was right by us. We all ducked when we heard it.”