ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Marcos Delgado, the suspect accused of shooting four people Friday in northeast Albuquerque, is dead. Police say he shot at them overnight, then died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Police have established a scene at 12th Street and Griegos in northwest Albuquerque, and are expected to be there throughout the morning. Police say they were conducting an investigation in the area early this morning when Delgado started shooting at them.
Albuquerque Public School Superintendent Winston Brooks’ future is still in limbo. The APS Board met for five hours last night in a closed-door session to discuss a “serious personnel issue” and its recent investigation into Brooks.
Fans, friends, and family are mourning the death of actor and comedian Robin Williams. Investigators say the 63-year-old Academy Award winner committed suicide. He was found dead in his home near San Francisco yesterday. Williams had been battling severe depression. He was 63 years old.
The U.S. Department of Energy wants to get things back up and running at WIPP as soon as possible. The nation’s only storage facility for low-level nuclear waste stopped operating after a radiation leak in February. While in Carlsbad Monday, DOE Secretary Ernest Moniz said the department will stick with the community if the community will stick with the agency. Secretary Moniz says that while the agency hopes to have a plan to re-open WIPP by the end of September, it could be a year to 18 months before the plant can reopen.
Carrington College is hosting a career fair from 11:00am to 1:00pm in Albuquerque today. It’s being held on campus at 1001 Menaul Northeast. There will be representatives from several health care companies. Dress professionally and bring your resume.