Deadly Shooting In New Mexico Being Investigated As Possible Self-Defense

by Tommy Grant

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ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO — On Saturday, Albuquerque’s North Valley witnessed a fatal shooting now being probed as potentially justifiable homicide.

Shortly after midnight, Albuquerque police were alerted to gunfire near 2nd Street NW and Claremont Avenue NW, where they discovered Oscar Platas deceased with a gunshot injury. Two additional individuals with gunshot wounds were located, received treatment, and were subsequently released from the hospital.

Preliminary findings indicate the shooting may have been in self-defense, and investigations are ongoing.

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