Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

APD Officer Shot.(Final)

Byline: Chris Ramirez and Miguel Navrot Journal Staff Writers

Female Sergeant Injured; Suspect Killed After Chase

A female Albuquerque police sergeant was shot and wounded Monday evening when she responded to a disturbance near Central and Girard SE.

The suspect fled the scene and was killed by police after he turned his gun on other officers, police said.

Chief Gil Gallegos said Sgt. Carol Oleksak, 49, was shot once in the head and once in the torso after responding to a call about a suspicious male.

Police did not identify the suspect, who was killed several blocks away.

Oleksak, a 15-year-veteran with the Albuquerque Police Department, was in "very serious" condition and undergoing surgery, Gallegos said during a 10:15 p. …

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