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Quiet Westside Neighborhood Now an Active SWAT Scene as a Felon Refuses to Give Up

By: ABQ RAW staff

POSTED: 05/25/2023 @6:30PM

Westside Albuquerque -

Since early this afternoon, APD has had a large police presence on the westside of Albuquerque near Homestead Circle NW. which is near Lyndon B. Johnson Middle and Marie Hughes Elementary Schools.

According to civilian APD spokesman Gilbert Gallegos, APD officers are working to detain an individual who has an active felony warrant in the area of Homestead Circle, N.W. A perimeter has been set up in the area.

Witnesses have told us they have noticed SWAT vehicles on scene and trying to get the individual to surrender. This standoff has been going on for five plus hours. This is a developing story and we will update when and if more information becomes available.

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