Suspect arrested in Prospect shooting

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – According to APD, officers responded to a reported shooting on the 700 block of Prospect on Monday.

A suspect was arrested quickly on the 800 block of Prospect.

Police say both the victim, Louie Baca, 29, and the suspect, Orlando Roybal, 32, are gang members. Officers say the altercation began over an alleged argument over stolen property.

Baca and Roybal both received medical attention Monday, according to APD. Upon arrest, officers say the Roybal had a laceration on his leg.

Roybal will face charges of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and tampering with evidence, police say. 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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