Decade-long search continues for murder suspect

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Albuquerque police and U.S. Marshals need your help finding an accused killer on the run for more than a decade.

Javier Palomo is wanted on first degree murder charges from a shooting back in 2003.

He was featured on America’s Most Wanted back in 2009 as a gang member who was retaliating for the death of a friend’s cousin.

Palomo shot and killed 23-year-old James Griego and paralyzed his sister.

Investigators say he may have fled to his home town of Juarez and joined a drug cartel. 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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