Police set perimeter in search for armed subject in northeast Albuquerque

Otha Shamburger
Otha Shamburger

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE)– Albuquerque Police have set up a perimeter to search for an armed subject in the northeast heights.

Police say they are searching for 43-year-old Otha Shamburger, who is facing charges of aggravated assault, child abuse, and battery of a household member.

The perimeter was set in the area of Wyoming and Spain near the Spain Garden Apartments for hours Saturday evening.

Residents in the Spain Garden Apartments were asked to shelter in place until notified otherwise.

At last check Shamburger was still on the loose.

APD is working on getting a warrant for Shamburger.

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