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New Mexico State-New Mexico basketball game postponed after shooting

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ALBUQUERQUE, NM — The New Mexico State-New Mexico males’s basketball recreation scheduled for Saturday was postponed after a 19-year-old man was killed and a 21-year-old man was injured in a predawn taking pictures on the College of New Mexico campus in Albuquerque.

The taking pictures occurred round 3am on Saturday and the injured man was taken to a hospital for therapy of unspecified accidents, police stated. His well being standing was not instantly disclosed.

Albuquerque police known as the taking pictures “a singular incident” and never a risk to different college students on campus.

“This isn’t an energetic shooter,” the division stated.

The college issued in a single day alerts notifying the campus group that the taking pictures occurred close to Alvarado Corridor, a scholar dormitory.

College and Albuquerque police are investigating the taking pictures. State police stated the investigation was within the preliminary phases, however that officers didn’t imagine there was an ongoing risk to the group.

Steve Kirkland, athletic director on the College of New Mexico, stated in an announcement that officers at each colleges had determined to postpone the night time basketball recreation.

“Our ideas are with everybody affected by this tragedy,” the assertion stated, including that particulars could be launched at a later date concerning recreation rescheduling and refunds.

The Rio Grande Rivalry matchup between the Lobos (3-0) and the Aggies (1-1) was scheduled for 7 pm ET at The Pit, the place the athletics division stated greater than 13,000 tickets had been bought.

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