Cops: 1 dead, 1 wounded after fight results in shootout

Published Friday, Nov. 10, 2017|2:13 p.m.

Updated Friday, Nov. 10, 2017|2:44 p.m.

. A fight behind a southeast valley corner store intensified into a shootout, leaving one male dead and another in critical condition, according to Metro Police.

Less than 10 minutes after shooting erupted, the making it through man got to a nearby filling station, where he informed officers he was the victim of a break-in, Lt. Dan McGrath said. His story, nevertheless, opposed proof gathered by authorities, McGrath said.

Cops were summoned at 7:37 a.m. to the scene of the shooting at a convenience store at Sunset Roadway and Eastern Opportunity, where they discovered a gravely injured male in his 40s who later died at Daybreak Hospital and Medical Center, McGrath stated.

8 minutes later on, cops were dispatched to a gas station at Pecos Roadway and Patrick Lane, where they found a man in his 20s who had actually been shot multiple times, McGrath said.

Cops also recuperated a weapon close by at Sunset Park, McGrath stated.

A hit-and-run crash in the location about the very same time was not connected to the shooting, he stated.

No additional information were right away readily available.

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