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UPDATE: SWAT Standoff Ends, Suspect in Custody

Posted By: ABQ RAW Staff

Posted On: 06/22/2023 @8:15AM

UPDATED ON: 06/22/2023 @9:00AM

BREAKING: The Albuquerque Police Department (APD) is sending its SWAT and Crisis Negotiating Teams to apprehend a suspect who is barricaded inside a residence near Coors Boulevard and Paseo Del Norte.


The incident began just before midnight on June 21, when APD officers responded to a shooting at 3704 Ladera Drive NW. One person was injured in the shooting and transported to a hospital.

APD's Gun Violence Reduction Unit investigated the shooting and identified a suspect. The suspect is believed to be near 9180 Coors Boulevard NW.

The suspect is refusing to comply with arrest requests by officers and has barricaded himself inside a dwelling. The APD SWAT and Crisis Negotiating Teams are now on the scene and are working to apprehend the suspect.


The public is asked to avoid the area and to follow the instructions of the officers on the scene.


An update will be provided as more information becomes available.


Recap:

  • The shooting occurred just before midnight on June 21, 2023 at 3704 Ladera Dr NW.

  • One person was transported to the hospital with injuries.

  • The APD Gun Violence Reduction Unit identified the suspect and believe he is near 9180 Coors Boulevard NW.

  • The suspect is refusing to comply with arrest requests and has barricaded himself inside a dwelling.

  • The APD SWAT and Crisis Negotiating Teams are on the scene and have begun negotiations with the suspect.

  • Please respect closed off areas and the dynamics of this scene. Officers are securing the area.

UPDATE:

Just before 8:30AM on June 22nd, APD's SWAT team took the male suspect into custody.






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