Las Cruces police are investigating a shooting that injured a 29-year-old man on Sunday evening.
About 9 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 8, Las Cruces police and fire were dispatched to the report of a gunshot victim on the 2800 block of east Idaho Avenue. Officers arrived to find a 29-year-old man with a single gunshot wound to a leg.
The victim was transported to Mountainview Regional Medical Center with injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening.
Investigators have reason to believe the shooting may have occurred near the intersection of Milton Avenue and College Street. Investigators believe the suspect was a passenger in one vehicle while the victim was driving his own car. After the shooting, the victim drove to a friend’s home on the 2800 block of Idaho Avenue.
Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call police at (575) 526-0795.