Man with gunshot wound found dead in wrecked car near San Pedro and Copper - Albuquerque Journal

Man with gunshot wound found dead in wrecked car near San Pedro and Copper

APD investigates a homicide near San Pedro and Copper NE Wednesday. (Adolphe Pierre-Louis/Journal)

A man found dead after crashing his vehicle into a home in Northeast Albuquerque on Wednesday morning had been shot, according to Albuquerque police.

Officers responded to a call about a vehicle that crashed into a residence near San Pedro and Copper NE around 11 a.m. Wednesday, according to an email from police spokesman Gilbert Gallegos. Inside the vehicle, they found a dead man who suffered a gunshot wound.

“Homicide detectives are starting an investigation,” Gallegos said.

No other details were released.

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