Drive-by shooting injures 27-year-old Las Cruces man

Police continue to investigate drive-by shooting that injured a 27-year-old man, according to a news release.

Shortly after 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, Las Cruces police were dispatched to the report of shots fired on the 1700 block of Idaho Avenue. Officers arrived to find a 27-year-old man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to his torso, the release said.

According to police, the victim was transported to a local hospital where he’s listed in critical but stable condition.

Investigators learned the victim was walking west along Idaho Avenue when a sedan pulled alongside him. Multiple gunshots were fired from within the vehicle, striking the victim, police said.

Anyone with information on this shooting is asked to call police at 575-526-0795. Anonymous tips can also be submitted through Las Cruces Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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