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.

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