Suspect arrested in shooting over a horse

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – A man accused of shooting another man after a fight over a horse has been arrested.

Witnesses say Luis Roybal shot Eduardo Bracamonte on the West Mesa on Sunday after they argued over the price of a pony.

The witnesses say Roybal was only offering half what was agreed upon and when he was challenged and pulled out a gun.

Bracamonte was left with a gunshot to the lower abdomen. According to court documents, he lost a kidney and may have spinal damage.

Deputies tracked down Roybal on Monday at a home in southwest Albuquerque. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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