Update: LCPD identifies man killed in Las Cruces shooting on Saturday

Las Cruces News

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — The Las Cruces Police Department identified the man killed in a weekend shooting in Las Cruces.

Nicodemus “Nico” Gonzales, 23, died at the scene of the shooting, which happened at about 3:30 a.m. Saturday morning. According to LCPD, shots were fired at a party on the 1800 block of Chaparro Street.

When officers arrived, they found Gonzales suffering from at least one gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Detectives have interviewed several individuals who attended the party and are still actively investigating the case.


A Las Cruces man died early Saturday morning after being shot at a party.

The Las Cruces Police Department said the shooting happened at the 1800 block of Chaparro Street before 3:30 a.m. Saturday.

When police arrived, they found a man, with at least one gunshot wound, who was dead.

The investigation is ongoing.

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