Police investigate deadly shooting in Las Cruces

Police investigate deadly shooting in Las Cruces

POSTED: Saturday, October 5, 2013 - 10:00pm

UPDATED: Sunday, October 6, 2013 - 9:50pm

A 19-year-old Las Crucen has been arrested and is facing a murder charge, for a deadly shooting Saturday night.

Police say the suspect Andre Perez, shot a 30-year-old man to death after an argument. Las Cruces investigators say the incident happened around 6 p.m. at the De La Te Manor trailer park on the 5300 block of Stern Drive.
Police say the victim was upset because Perez was not wearing a shirt. The two got into a heated argument where the victim used a baton to fight Perez. Perez then retaliated with a gun. Several people were interviewed. Police have not released the victim's name. The investigation is ongoing.

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