Las Cruces Man Arrested for Firing Gun into Air
POSTED: Friday, October 15, 2010 - 11:29am
UPDATED: Friday, October 15, 2010 - 8:22pm
Las Cruces – A man fired at least one bullet into the air as he left a Las Cruces bar early Friday morning.
Police say 26-year-old Albert Lopez fired the handgun from the passenger seat of a vehicle as he left Jose Murphy’s Bar in the 1200 block of East Amador.
It happened after a disturbance in the parking lot just after 1:00 a.m.
No one was hurt.
Police arrested Lopez after stopping the vehicle he was in a few blocks away. Lopez is charged with one count of shooting at or from a motor vehicle.