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Man shot and killed in SE ABQ

Police investigate after a person is found dead Tuesday afternoon in a Southeast Albuquerque neighborhood. (Adolphe Pierre-Louis/Albuquerque Journal)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A man is dead following a shooting Tuesday afternoon in Southeast Albuquerque.

Gilbert Gallegos, a Albuquerque police spokesman, said sometime before 2:15 p.m. police responded to gunfire in the 1100 block of Louisiana SE, just north of Gibson.

“Upon arrival and checking the area officers located an individual who sustained a gunshot wound,” he said.

Gallegos said the man was pronounced dead at the scene and homicide detectives are investigating the incident.

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