University of New Mexico shooting: 1 person killed, 1 injured in shooting involving students from rival schools



Two folks shot throughout a battle on the College of New Mexico campus early on Saturday had been college students from rival colleges, officers mentioned.

A 19-year-old was killed and a 21-year-old was hospitalized following the taking pictures at UNM’s fundamental campus in Albuquerque, the New Mexico State Police (NMSP) mentioned in a information launch.

The 19-year-old was a scholar at UNM and the 21-year-old is a scholar at New Mexico State College Las Cruces, New Mexico State Police spokesman Ray Wilson mentioned Saturday evening.

The taking pictures befell hours earlier than a scheduled males’s basketball recreation at UNM between the rival cross-state colleges. The sport was postponed after the taking pictures.

“Our ideas are with everybody affected by this tragedy,” the UNM basketball group tweeted🇧🇷

Not one of the victims have been recognized, and state police haven’t offered details about the survivor’s situation.

“This investigation is within the preliminary levels as investigators and crime scene officers work to course of the proof and determine witnesses to find out what led as much as the taking pictures,” the NMSP mentioned on Saturday.

“The NMSP doesn’t consider there’s an ongoing risk to the neighborhood in relation to this incident.”

As a part of the investigation, the NMSU bus was pulled over by state police at a relaxation cease on Interstate 25 between Albuquerque and Las Cruces, Wilson mentioned. Nobody was arrested and the bus was later launched.

No fees had been filed within the case as of Saturday evening.