Rio Rancho police arrest 3 in fatal shooting

December 31, 2013 • State News

RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — Rio Rancho police have arrested three people in connection with the shooting death of homicide victim whose body was found on a busy highway.

Rio Rancho police [auth] say 23-year-old Andrew Anderson died Saturday as a result of injuries suffered during a roadside altercation. The discovery of his body on Highway 528 resulted in an hours-long closure of a portion of the roadway.

Police say 23-year-old Amanda Jo Lucero is charged with murder, 23-year-old Emily Lucero with aggravated assault and accessory to commit murder and 31-year-old John Serna with aiding a felon and tampering with evidence.

According to police, Anderson was shot during a confrontation over items missing from a residence that he had just left.

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