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02.03.07

Tucumcari Shooting

A fatal shooting happened in Tucumcari, NM and police are still investigating.

Shots were fired Thursday night in front of the Veterans of Foreign Wars post along Main Street.

According to witnesses, several men drove up and attacked a man.

The police say the victim, 31-year-old Albert Pacheco, Jr., grabbed a gun from his vehicle and fired over his shoulder as he was attacked. 

Pacheco died at the hospital. Police are questioning witnesses and gathering evidence.

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