UPDATE: One person dead, suspect still at large following murder in Anthony NM


ANTHONY, NM (KTSM) – One person is dead and police are searching for the suspect following a stabbing in Anthony New Mexico on Saturday.

The Anthony Police Department says they are looking for 34-year-old Guamaro Enrique Vega and advise the public that he may be armed and considered dangerous.

Police say Vega is believed to be responsible for the murder of his uncle, Albaro Garcia who is 50-years-old.

Police were dispatched around 10:25 a.m. to the 900 block of Charles Ave where an investigation took place.

Investigators finding that Garcia stabbed Vega multiple times.

A warrant has been issued for Vega’s arrest and he is described at 6-feet-3-inches and weighs about 300 pounds.

Anyone with information about where Vega’s whereabouts are asked to call 911.

“The suspect is currently at large, we don’t have a suspect in custody at this time,” said Vanessa Ordonez the Anthony Police Chief on Saturday to KTSM 9 News.

On Saturday numerous law enforcement agencies along with a SWAT vehicle could be seen in front of a home on the 600 block of Ruth Street just a few streets down from Charles Ave.

The Anthony Police Department, New Mexico State Police, Dona Ana County Sheriff’s Offices, DASO SWAT and DASO bomb squad were all on scene.

Earlier in the day on Ruth Street, KTSM 9 News crews who were on the scene could hear law enforcement officers are asking on a loudspeaker for someone to come out of a home with their hands up. Capturing photos of a robot entering the home that came from the bomb squad unit.

The scenes on both Charles Ave, and Ruth Street both appeared to be cleared around 8 p.m. on Saturday.

For local and breaking news, sports, weather alerts, video and more, download the FREE KTSM 9 News App from the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

KTSM Video Center

Sinaloa cartel operatives moved drugs in El Paso parking lots and safe houses

10-19-21 IRS Reporting Package 6P

KTSM 6pm news update 10/19/2021

KTSM 5pm news update 10/19/2021

10-18-21 10p safest cities to live

KTSM 6pm news update 10/18/2021

More El Paso News
Advertise with KTSM 9 Link