Police: Man confesses to southeast Albuquerque shooting

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ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Police say an man confessed to shooting another man multiple times in southeast Albuquerque.

Anthony Garcia
Anthony Garcia

The Albuquerque Police Department said the shooting occurred near the 7800 block of Central on Tuesday night. One man was taken to the hospital with multiple gunshot wounds.

Witnesses told police that they had seen a Jeep Cherokee leaving the scene. Officers located the vehicle nearby and saw several people running from it.

Police say one of them, Anthony Garcia, confessed to police that he was the shooter. Garcia was later booked into the Metropolitan Detention Center.

Police say the victim is in stable condition and they are not releasing his identity at this time.

KRQE News 13 will provide updates as they become available.

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