The Rio Rancho Police Department is investigating after a man surrendered to law enforcement and officers found a deceased woman with a gunshot wound in the car he was driving Sunday.
The Sandoval County Regional Communication Center received a call about 4:13 a.m. in regard to a man at a Rio Rancho residence making statements he shot someone, police said. By the time police arrived at the residence, the man had left in white sedan.
After police talked to the man on the phone, he agreed to meet officers in the parking lot of the Premiere 14 movie theater, police said. There, the man parked the sedan and surrendered. Officers found a deceased woman with a gunshot wound in the vehicle, a news release stated.
Police did not release the names of those involved.
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Det. Arion Hayes at firstname.lastname@example.org.