Suspect arrested in Prospect shooting

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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.

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