Accidental gunshot wound
Police were called to Eastern New Mexico Medical Center, 405 W. Country Club Road, Wednesday, after a person was admitted for treatment of a gunshot wound. The 28-year-old victim from Alamogordo stated that the shooting took place between Roswell and Ruidoso, when he picked up a gun someone had given to him and it went off accidentally, hitting him in the foot.
Police were dispatched to Albertson’s, 1010 S. Main St., Wednesday. The victim reported that one of two men pulled a gun on him. He further noted that he had texted a friend to meet him in the Albertson’s parking lot. When he arrived he saw a vehicle, which he believed to be hers. He approached the vehicle and found two men pulling on ski masks. After one of the subjects pulled a gun, the victim drove around the parking lot, honking his horn, trying to get someone’s attention. When he got close to the entrance, he escaped into the store. The vehicle containing the men was described as a 1996 flat black Chevy Blazer.
Police were called to 1611 S. Monroe Avenue, Wednesday, for a burglary in progress. The subjects escaped with a Lenox Sound System CD player, a white Westinghouse television, a Philips Magnavox television, a Sharp television and a Magic Chef microwave. No values were provided in the police report.
Anyone having information on these or any other crimes should contact Crime Stoppers, 888-594-TIPS (8477). Callers may remain anonymous and could be eligible for a reward.