Two Teens Arrested For Murder In Albuquerque

Two teenagers were arrested after allegedly shooting and killing a man southwest of Albuquerque on Thursday afternoon

Santiago Armijo and Jeremiah de la Pena, both 15, were admitted to the juvenile detention center in connection with the 25-year-old murder of Larry Desantiago .

On Thursday around 5 pm, authorities were called to Tower Pond Park located on 86th Street and Tower SW, after a report of a shooting.

According to agent Simon Drobik , when the officers arrived they found the man with a bullet wound in the chest, the man was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The authorities arrested two people who fled while the police arrived. Witnesses said they were responsible for the shooting.

Detectives found the gun near the scene of the crime.

Both teenagers face murder charges.

David Brule

David Brule is the lead editor for Roswell Gazette.  David has written for several publications including the Albuquerque Journal  and the Huffington Post. David is based in Albuquerque and covers issues affecting his city and Bernalillo County.  When he’s not busy writing, David enjoys woodworking.

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