LAS CRUCES, NM (KTSM) – A Las Cruces man has been taken into custody in connection with a deadly shooting last week.
As KTSM reported, Johnny Burnside, Jr., 29, was shot last Friday on the 2300 block of Lester Avenue. He later died at a nearby hospital.
Michael Wood, 25, was arrested on Friday afternoon in connection with the shooting, a Las Cruces Police Department spokesman confirms to KTSM.
According to online jail records, Wood is charged with first-degree murder and tampering with evidence.
His mugshot was released on Saturday.
Wood remains locked up at the Dona Ana County Jail without bond.