Man charged in fatal Taos shooting

TAOS, N.M. (KRQE) – The Taos News is reporting a fatal shooting that took place Friday on Doña Ana Drive.

According to the report, Mikolai Sopyn, 52, has been charged with second-degree murder in connection with the shooting of Amber Hava, 38.

The shooting allegedly took place around 7 p.m., and when police responded to the residence, Hava was found dead at the scene. 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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