Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Man Arrested In Shooting Death.(Metropolitan)


A 30-year-old Albuquerque woman was shot and killed early Tuesday, and the Bernalillo County Sheriff's Department arrested a man in connection with her death several hours later.

Carlos Herrera, 22, is suspected of shooting Jeanette Monica Vargas about 1:30 a.m. somewhere in the area of Rosendo Garcia SW and Atrisco SW, sheriff's Sgt. David Gallegos said.

Gallegos said investigators believe Herrera shot the woman during an argument and that the killing may be drug related. The department early Tuesday evening was in the process of obtaining an arrest warrant charging Herrera with an open count of murder, Gallegos added.

Gallegos and sheriff's Capt. …

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