UPDATE: Bullets Fly at Popular BBQ Spot at Least 2 People Wounded Suspect in Custody
By: ABQ RAW Staff
POSTED: 6/16/2023 @ 9:45PM
NE Albuquerque -
Around 7:00PM, restaurant patrons at Rudy's BBQ were enjoying a Friday night meal when gunfire erupted near the restaurant. People frantically took cover from the shots being fired. The Albuquerque Police Department and New Mexico State Police quickly arrived on scene to find 2 shooting victims. They located a suspect and an officer involved shooting took place. The suspect was not struck by the officer's gunfire and the suspect was taken into custody. The victims were taken to the hospital with multiple gunshot wounds.
According to New Mexico State Police, all officers involved in the incident are ok and the suspect is in custody. NMSP will be the lead investigating agency in this and a multi-agency task force will help with the investigation.
We will update when more information becomes available and an arrest complaint is filed with the courts.
Video from the scene can be found here: