Victims identified in fatal Carlsbad shooting

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CARLSBAD, N.M. (KRQE) – Police say two people were shot and killed in Carlsbad early Monday morning after an altercation took place between several people.

Police say it began with an argument at a party around 4 a.m. Monday on 6th Street. The fight ended up two streets over on 8th where officers say someone opened fire.

Alex Garcia, 28, of Loving died at the scene. Desean Minner, 20, of Carlsbad died at the hospital.

No arrests have been made.

The investigation is ongoing, and police are asking anyone with more information to call Sgt. Allen Sanchez at 575-885-2111 ext. 240. Those who would like to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers of Eddy County at 575-887-1888.

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