Fight over beer leads to shooting, arrest

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.

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