Las Cruces police are investigating a possible shooting that occurred near the intersection of Lohman Avenue and Walnut Street.
Police and fire were dispatched to the scene shortly after 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 16. No additional details are available at this time.
The intersection of Lohman Avenue and Walnut Street is closed during the investigation. Additionally, Lohman Avenue between Baca Road and Walton Boulevard is closed. Walnut Street, just north and south of Lohman, is also closed.
Motorists should avoid the area until the investigation is complete. The intersection is likely to be closed for much of Monday evening and possibly into the early-morning hours of Tuesday.
Anyone with information on this incident is asked to immediately call Las Cruces police at (575) 526-0795. Callers who wish to remain anonymous can 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.