Artesia Shooting Suspect Apprehended in Albuquerque

The man we first told you about last week who was wanted in connection with a shooting in Artesia – has been captured. 19 year0old Tomas Salazr, of Loving, was caught early Wednesday in Albuquerque. APD says the shooting took place back on August 19th at the Abo Apartments in the 700 block of North 10th Street. One person was reportedly shot four times and has since been treated and released from the hospital. The shooting took place when Salazr allegedly confronted a woman who had recently broken off a romantic relationship with the man. Salazr is now being held for aggravated battery with a deadly weapon. It’s not know when he could be returned to Eddy County for arraignment.