Guadalupe County Gun Violence

  • On March 12, 2019, in Santa Rosa, New Mexico, four teenage runaways were arrested in connection with an armed robbery. Police say the juveniles were seen in a vehicle leaving a gas station that was robbed of an undisclosed amount of money. Source: Associated Press
  • On March 11, 2019, in Santa Rosa, New Mexico, Paula Zamora, age 43, was shot and killed by her husband, Tomas Zamora-Martinez, age 52. Upset about the end of his 27- year marriage, Martinez ambushed and killed his wife as she sat in her car at a mall parking lot. He then drove away and killed himself outside of his apartment. The couple had four children. Source: Santa Rosa News
  • On March 8, 2019, in Santa Rosa, New Mexico, three suspects were put in custody after a gang shooting. Officers arrested Omar Ernesto Nunez-Devila, age 23, Emmanuel Flores, age 26, and Tania Cruz. The unidentified victim was shot several times and was listed in stable condition. Source: Santa Rosa News
  • On November 4, 2018, in Billings, New Mexico, a man suspected of attempting to burglarize a house was hospitalized with a gunshot wound following an officer-involved shooting. Two other burglary suspects ran from the scene and were not located. One officer was placed on administrative leave following the shooting. Source: Billings Gazette
  • On August 2, 2010, in Guadalupe County, New Mexico, Gary and Linda Hass were shot and killed in their camper by escaped fugitive Tracy Allen Provence. He then burned down their camper. Tracy Allen was serving a life sentence for murder and robbery. Source: Billings Gazette
  • On February 12, 2007, in Santa Rosa, New Mexico, Joseph Page will face 2 counts of open murder for the deaths of 20-year-old Yvonne Gallegos and 18-year-old Tenika Dodge after shooting them to death in their Santa Rosa home. Source: Albuquerque Journal
  • On November 4, 1998, in Guadalupe County, New Mexico, police were searching for a 19-year-old Bucks county man who allegedly went on a shooting rampage and shot to death 2 women in a rural ranch area. When their sons returned home from school, they discovered that their mothers had been shot and killed. Source: ArticlesPhilly.com

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