Arrests In Two Shooting Deaths

Las Cruces – Two New Mexico men have been found shot to death inside a car near an Alamogordo park and three others are in custody.

Alamogordo police Lt. Gary Smith identifies the dead men as 23-year-old Hilario Jimenez of Las Cruces and 19-year-old Ricardo Bustillos of La Luz.

Smith says officers responding to a call about gunshots Monday evening found them dead in the car.

Three Alamogordo men have been arrested.

Smith says 19-year-old Michael Chavez is charged with two open counts of murder as well as other charges.

He says 18-year-old Marcos Aragon and 20-year-old Isaac Apodaca are charged with two counts of accessory to commit murder and other counts.


Information from: Alamogordo Daily News,

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