Neighborhood in Las Cruces blocked off as officers investigate shooting

Officers are still on scene searching for a suspect involved in a shooting Monday evening.JPG

Officers in Las Cruces are looking for a suspect involved in a shooting that happened Monday evening.

A spokesperson for the Las Cruces Police Department says officers responded to a shots fired call around 7 p.m. on Athenian Way near the Hooters restaurant in that area.

After the call, a teen about 17 or 18 years old showed up to the hospital with gunshot wounds.

An area near Athenian Way is closed to traffic as officers continue their search for a suspect.

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