Suspect arrested in Carlsbad motel shooting

Carlsbad Shooting Scene

CARLSBAD, N.M (KRQE) – Police have arrested a suspected burglar for a shooting at a Carlsbad motel. The shooting happened at Great Western Motel last week and the big break in the case came from surveillance video.

Police say 22-year-old Louis Anthony Calderon was seen trying to break into cars in the parking lot before the shooting. It’s unclear how he came in contact with the victim and what prompted the shooting but police say the two did not know each other.

The victim remains in critical condition. 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.

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s