Man Severely Beaten in Downtown Albuquerque

ANOTHER VIOLENT EPISODE IN DOWNTOWN ALBUQUERQUE. APD’S SIMON DROBIK SAYS A HOMELESS MAN SUFFERED LIFE THREATENING INJURIES IN A BEATING AT 5TH AND CENTRAL EARLY THURSDAY MORNING. DROBIK SAYS IT APPEARS THE CAR DROVE UP AND SOMEONE GOT OUT, BATTERED THE PERSON, THEN GOT BACK IN THE VEHICLE AND FLED THE SCENE.

DROBIK SAYS POLICE ARE NOW GOING OVER SURVEILLANCE VIDEO TO HELP THEM IDENTIFY A SUSPECT. MEANWHILE POLICE ARE STILL TRYING TO SOLVE A FATAL SHOOTING THAT HAPPENED A COUPLE OF BLOCKS AWAY AT 7TH AND CENTRAL SUNDAY NIGHT.

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