ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO — Last Thursday evening, a 17-year-old boy named Santiago Garcia died in a hospital after a firefight that also left another man wounded.
This incident happened around 10 p.m. at 1400 Dona Arcelia SW, close to Coors and Sage, according to the Albuquerque Journal.
Police spokesman Gilbert Gallegos confirmed, “The second individual was injured by gunfire, and is currently in stable condition.”
Detectives are currently attempting to unravel whether the injured man shot Garcia in self-defense, thus potentially categorizing this incident as a justifiable homicide.
As Gallegos stated, “The investigation is ongoing.”