LCPD Investigates Tuesday Night Shooting

Car Shot at Twice After Argument

Wednesday, March 7, 2012 - 7:10pm

LAS CRUCES, N.M. — Las Cruces police are investigating a shooting that damaged at least one vehicle.

Police say the shooting happened Tuesday evening before 7:00 P.M.

LCPD were called to the 700 block of S. Espina St., near Valley View Park, where the shooting happened.

Police say that two groups of men were involved in a fight when of them--whom police say was a black male-- pulled out a .45 caliber handgun and started firing at the other group while they drove away.

Police say the man fired at least 5 to 6 rounds at the car.

The vehicle was hit by two rounds.

No injuries were reported as a result of the gunfire.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call LCPD or Las Cruces Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or send a tip via text message at LCTIPS (528477).  


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