woman killed in the Oct. 30 shooting on Myrtle Avenue has been identified as
45-year-old Danielle Black of Las Cruces.
8:40 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, Las Cruces police and fire were dispatched to
what was initially described as an explosion inside Black’s home on the 1300
block of Myrtle Avenue. Upon entering the home, police discovered Black with at
least one fatal gunshot wound.
found evidence to support multiple rounds were fired into the home. A second
woman inside the residence escaped injury.
Cruces police are continuing to investigate the shooting and are asking for the
public’s help identifying the person or persons responsible for the death of
Cruces Crime Stoppers is offering a $2,000 reward for information that helps
identify those responsible. Anyone with information relevant to this case is
asked to call Las Cruces Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. Tips can also be
provided through the Las Cruces Crime Stoppers app, “P3 TIPS.” The app is
available through the App Store on most devices.
who provide tips through Crime Stoppers do not have to leave their own name and
will remain completely anonymous.