Regional
3:33 pm
Sat January 9, 2010

Shooting Under Investgation; May Be Gang Related

Las Cruces – Saturday morning at approximately 3:30 a.m. Dona Ana County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the 1000 block of Concepcion, Berino, in reference to a trespassing complaint.

When Sheriff's Deputies arrived on scene, a male individual was observed running from the area.

Sheriff's Deputies conducted a search of the immediate area, but were unable to locate the suspect who was seen jumping several fences in his attempt to elude Sheriff's Deputies.

At approximately 4:30 a.m., Sheriff's Deputes responded back to the same location, after it was reported that several gunshots were fired towards the residence.
One of the bullets penetrated the front door and was located inside the living room of the residence.

Sheriff's Investigators were called to the scene. The investigation is on-going.

No injuries were reported.

The incident is believed to be gang related.