Albuquerque police launched investigations into two violent crimes at the start of Thanksgiving.
At around midnight Wednesday, a woman was struck in by a vehicle near Lomas and Yale NE. She suffered serious injuries and died at the scene, according to a news release from Albuquerque police.
Because of evidence found at the scene, the Homicide Unit is investigating the crash, according to police.
Just before midnight, police were called to the 7300 block of Montgomery NE for a shooting.
A man was shot in the chest and he was taken to a local hospital, where he is in critical condition, police said in a news release.