Autopsy results released for woman shot by APD

Mary Hawkes
Mary Hawkes was shot by an APD officer after allegedly pointing a gun at him.

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – The autopsy report for the 19-year-old woman shot by an APD officer last month is in.

It shows she was shot three times and was very high on meth.

Police say they were looking for a car thief in the area of Zuni and Wyoming on April 21st when they encountered Mary Hawkes.

An officer says Hawkes then pulled out a gun and pointed it right at him, so he fired.

That officer, Jeremy Dear, shot Hawkes three times, according to an autopsy report.

The medical investigator says Hawkes was shot once in the head, once in the chest and once in the shoulder.

It also shows that Hawkes had very high levels of meth in her system.

Hawkes, had been arrested several times before this incident.

She is the daughter of Belen Magistrate Judge Danny Hawkes.

The shooting remains under investigation. 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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