Victim identified in ENMU Roswell dorm shooting

PORTALES, N.M. (KRQE) – Officials have identified the man who was shot and killed on the Eastern New Mexico University Roswell campus.

State police investigators found 22-year-old Marcus Dupree Monday night after getting a 911 call from the alleged gunman.

The student said two men had walked into his dorm room and he thought one of them was reaching for a gun so he shot at them.

Police have not said if Dupree was a student.

They do say it’s possible the killing was a result of a drug deal gone bad.

At this point the shooter has not been charged. 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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