SWAT Situation Press Release

BERNALILLO COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

SHERIFF MANUEL GONZALES III

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JULY 26, 2017

CONTACT: Deputy Johann Jareno MAIN: 505-238-6458 EMAIL: jjareno@bernco.gov

(Bernalillo County, New Mexico) July 26, 2017 – On July 26, 2017 at approximately 4:54am, Deputies with the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the area of 2017 Nancy SW in reference to a drive by shooting.

The calling party stated that her ex boyfriend, later identified as Ricardo Carrillo, was waiting for her outside her residence and attempted to force her inside his vehicle. The victim was able to escape and ran away towards her residence as Carrillo brandished a firearm and discharged at least one round.

Deputies located the vehicle driven by Carrillo and after attempting to perform a traffic, a pursuit ensued towards the area of 114th St and De Vargas SW, where Carrillo fled on foot.

Carrillo gained entry into a residence occupied by a mother and her three children, before fleeing towards another residence, located at 11100 Egret SW, which was occupied by a mother and her two sons. The homeowner was able to safely exit the residence and contact 911.

Deputies stablished a perimeter around the location and gave Carrillo multiple commands to exit the residence, which he refused to obey. SWAT Unit responded to the location and successfully apprehended Carrillo.

The vehicle driven by Carrillo was found to be stolen and a firearm in plain sight was located inside.

Carrillo was interviewed by detectives and subsequently booked on charges of Aggravated Assault on a Household Member, Aggravated Assault on a Household Member w/Intent to commit a violent Felony, Shooting at or from a Motor Vehicle, Aggravated Fleeing, Unlawful taking of a Motor Vehicle, Burglary 2counts, Child Abuse 5counts, Tampering with Evidence, Aggravated Assault on a Peace Officer 2counts, and False Imprisonment 7counts.

The investigation is on-going. No other information is available at this time

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Author: Felicia Romero

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