EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – Today marks the 31th anniversary of the Las Cruces bowling alley massacre where five people were killed including two children ages 6 and 2.
The shooting happened on February 10, 1990. Investigators say two gunmen entered the Las Cruces Bowl on east Amador and opened fire.
Las Cruces Police Department Spokesperson Dan Trujillo said a 12-year-old girl who was shot called the police.
“She was really a hero, because even though she was shot in the head she made that call,” Trujillo said.
It is still considered one of the worst crimes in history. The suspects were never captured, and the family of the victims remains hopeful that someday justice will be served.
Las Cruces police are offering a $25,000 reward for information that could lead to those responsible.
Anyone with information is asked to call Las Cruces Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.