Fight over beer leads to shooting, arrest

BERNALILLO COUNTY, N.M. (KRQE) – the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office has released more information in a weekend shooting that put a man in the hospital.

Deputies said they were called to a home at around three Sunday morning on Barcelona in southwest Albuquerque.

When deputies arrived they found one person shot in the shoulder.

The victim was rushed to UNM Hospital and is expected to survive.

Deputies arrested 18-year old Joshua Maestas. He’s facing charges, including aggravated battery with a deadly weapon.

Deputies say the shooting stemmed from a fight over beer during a party. 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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