One dead in shooting at Desert Gardens Mobile Home Park

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LAS CRUCES - Police are investigating a shooting that left one man dead overnight Monday.

A City of Las Cruces spokesperson told the Sun-News that police responded to the sound of gunshots around midnight on Jan. 24 in the 1300 block of Wolf Trail within Desert Gardens Mobile Home Park.

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When they arrived, police located a man who'd been shot at least once. He was taken to a nearby hospital and later died, the spokesperson said. So far, no arrests have been made and the investigation remains ongoing.

About 4 p.m., the City of Las Cruces and Las Cruces Police Department stated in a news release that a person of interest was identified by police. The news release also stated that they do not believe there is an immediate threat to public safety.

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"At this time Las Cruces Police Detectives are requesting witnesses, or anyone with information regarding this incident to contact the Las Cruces Police Department at (575) 526-0795," the release stated.

This is a developing story.

Justin Garcia is a public safety reporter for the Las Cruces Sun-News. He can be reached at JEGarcia@lcsun-news.com or on Twitter @Just516garc.

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