Regional
3:03 pm
Tue February 9, 2010

Shooting Investigation

Las Cruces – Las Cruces Police are investigating a drive-by shooting that occurred early Saturday morning at a residence on the city's east mesa.

Shortly after 2:30 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 6, police were dispatched to the 5000 block of Answer Drive where residents reported several shots being fired.

Police learned that two men in a dark-colored four-door automobile were seen driving westbound on Central Avenue. Witnesses said the vehicle came to a stop and two men got out and began firing shots at a home.

One residence was struck by the gunfire. No injuries were reported.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call Las Cruces Crime Stoppers at 526-8000 or outside the Las Cruces area at 1-800-897-2746.