Multi-Agency Task Force investigates APD officer-involved shooting

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — The Multi-Agency Task Force is investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred overnight in the Foothills Area Command.

APD officers responded at 2:20 a.m. to a report from a caller of a single-vehicle crash in the center median of Tramway Blvd., just south of Menaul Blvd., N.E.

Officers responded to the scene, and during the course of the investigation, one officer discharged his firearm. The driver of the vehicle is deceased on scene.

A gun was recovered inside the vehicle.

Over the next several months, APD will continue to investigate and analyze this incident. Detectives will continue interviewing any new witnesses that come forward and complete any forensic tests. After the investigation is complete, APD’s Force Review Board will forward the findings to the Superintendent of Police Reform to determine if this incident met the high standards of the Albuquerque Police Department. The Multi-Agency Task Force will forward its case to the District Attorney’s Office to make any determination of criminal charges.