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Albuquerque police: Shooting suspect taken into custody in housing area by base personnel


ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico — Albuquerque police say a suspect is in custody in a Wednesday morning shooting in which one person was wounded.

Officials say the suspect was taken into custody in a housing area by Kirtland Air Force Base security personnel.

Base officials say Albuquerque police notified the base about the pursuit of a suspect who may have entered the housing area. According to base officials, the suspect was detained without incident and promptly turned over to Albuquerque police.

No information was immediately released about the shooting, the suspect or the person who was shot except that the victim is male and was taken to a hospital.

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