One dead, one injured in a shooting on the UNM Campus

A deadly shooting on the UNM campus has prompted University of New Mexico and New Mexico State University officials to postpone Saturday’s men’s basketball game. Here’s everything we know about shooting. What happened? New Mexico State Police say a 19-year-old and a 21-year-old were involved in an altercation on the University of New Mexico campus early Saturday morning. State police say both individuals were shot during the altercation. The 19-year-old died at the scene and the 21-year-old was transported to the hospital. The condition of the 21-year-old is unknown. State police identified the 19-year-old as a UNM student and the 21-year-old as a student at NMSU. Are there any suspects? Police are actively searching for two individuals who fled the area heading east wearing all black clothing. Anyone with information about this incident is strongly encouraged to contact UNMPD at 505-277-2241. Albuquerque Metro Crime Stoppers will also pay up to $2,500 cash for anonymous tips that lead to an arrest. Call the tip line at 505-843-STOP (505-843-7867), download the Crime Stoppers app, or visit AMCS online to make an anonymous tip. Was the UNM Lobo and NMSU Aggie game canceled? University of New Mexico officials announced that they and New Mexico State University Athletics officials jointly canceled the game following the shooting. Will the game be rescheduled? UNM Athletic officials say details on a potential reschedule of the game and information on ticket refunds will be released at a later time. UNM President Garnett Stokes has issued a statement on the incident. Here is a portion of that statement: “The entire Lobo community is shaken by this incident, and we mourn the death of one of our students and the injuries sustained by another individual. The impact of this experience is life-changing for so many and will extend far beyond expressions of grief and sense of loss—and far beyond the Lobo community. I cannot express how deeply saddened I am by this tragedy on so many levels.”UNM Student Health and Counseling will provide emergency drop-in counseling for students in need, on Sunday from 10 am to 4 pm. Here are the locations where counseling will be offered:- Student Health and Counseling (SHAC)- African American Student Services (AASS)- Student Resource Center, Room 209

A deadly shooting on the UNM campus has prompted University of New Mexico and New Mexico State University officials to postpone Saturday’s men’s basketball game.

Here’s everything we know about shooting.

What happened?

New Mexico State Police say a 19-year-old and a 21-year-old were involved in an altercation on the University of New Mexico campus early Saturday morning.

State police say both individuals were shot during the altercation. The 19-year-old died at the scene and the 21-year-old was transported to the hospital. The condition of the 21-year-old is unknown.

State police identified the 19-year-old as a UNM student and the 21-year-old as a student at NMSU.

Are there any suspects?

Police are actively searching for two individuals who fled the area heading east wearing all black clothing. Anyone with information about this incident is strongly encouraged to contact UNMPD at 505-277-2241. Albuquerque Metro Crime Stoppers will also pay up to $2,500 cash for anonymous tips that lead to an arrest. Call the tip line at 505-843-STOP (505-843-7867), download the Crime Stoppers app, or visit AMCS online to make an anonymous tip.

Was the UNM Lobo and NMSU Aggie game cancelled?

University of New Mexico officials announced that they and New Mexico State University Athletics officials jointly canceled the game following the shooting.

This content is imported from Twitter. You may be able to find the same content in another format, or you may be able to find more information at their web site.

Will the game be rescheduled?

UNM Athletic officials say details on a potential reschedule of the game and information on ticket refunds will be released at a later time.

UNM President Garnett Stokes has issued a statement on the incident. Here is a portion of that statement:

“The entire Lobo community is shaken by this incident, and we mourn the death of one of our students and the injuries sustained by another individual. The impact of this experience is life-changing for so many and will extend far beyond expressions of grief and sense of loss—and far beyond the Lobo community. I cannot express how deeply saddened I am by this tragedy on so many levels.”

UNM Student Health and Counseling will provide emergency drop-in counseling for students in need, on Sunday from 10 am to 4 pm. Here are the locations where counseling will be offered:

– Student Health and Counseling (SHAC)

– African American Student Services (AASS)

– Student Resource Center, Room 209

.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *