!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  ~ Skip to comments. APD calls shooter who stopped violent attack a ‘hero’ (NM The Albuquerque Journal ^ | February 19, 2018 | Ryan Boetel Posted on 2/20/2018, 12:45:23 PM by CedarDave Albuquerque police are calling the man who shot and killed another man at Yale and Gibson on Sunday evening a “hero” who may have prevented a murder. Officer Simon Drobik, a police spokesman, said charges are not likely to be filed against the 34-year-old man, but the final decision will be up to the District Attorney’s Office. The man, an Uber driver who has served in the National Guard for 12 years, intervened in a domestic violence altercation that led to the shooting, police said. Drobik told reporters that Xiao Gong, who owns an Albuquerque hotel, was driving her daughter to the Albuquerque International Sunport around 5 p.m. Sunday when her estranged husband, Qian Ming, 66, intentionally crashed his car into Gong’s truck near the intersection. After the wreck, Ming ran toward the two women and fired into the car, striking the daughter in the shoulder. He then pulled the daughter from the car and started violently pistol whipping her in the street, Drobik said…………………!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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APD calls shooter who stopped violent attack a ‘hero’ (NM
The Albuquerque Journal ^ | February 19, 2018 | Ryan Boetel

Posted on 2/20/2018, 12:45:23 PM by CedarDave

Albuquerque police are calling the man who shot and killed another man at Yale and Gibson on Sunday evening a “hero” who may have prevented a murder.

Officer Simon Drobik, a police spokesman, said charges are not likely to be filed against the 34-year-old man, but the final decision will be up to the District Attorney’s Office.

The man, an Uber driver who has served in the National Guard for 12 years, intervened in a domestic violence altercation that led to the shooting, police said.

Drobik told reporters that Xiao Gong, who owns an Albuquerque hotel, was driving her daughter to the Albuquerque International Sunport around 5 p.m. Sunday when her estranged husband, Qian Ming, 66, intentionally crashed his car into Gong’s truck near the intersection.

After the wreck, Ming ran toward the two women and fired into the car, striking the daughter in the shoulder. He then pulled the daughter from the car and started violently pistol whipping her in the street, Drobik said.

That’s when the guardsman pointed his weapon at Ming and told him to stop. Drobik said Ming pointed the gun at the man, who feared for his safety and shot and killed Ming.

“To say the least, this guy prevented possibly a double homicide. That’s what we could have on our hands tonight,” Drobik said. “In my 19 years of experience, I would say that those two females would have been dead if he hadn’t stepped in and took action.”

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The shooter was taken into custody and then released after questioning. The daughter is in stable condition at a hospital.The hero may or may not have a concealed carry permit. NM law considers your car an extension of your home and you may carry there without a permit.

However, I don’t know whether Uber allows their drivers to have weapons in their cars.

(Slim, correct me if I’m wrong)

1 posted on 2/20/2018, 12:45:23 PM by CedarDave

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2 posted on 2/20/2018, 12:46:16 PM by CedarDave (If Lea County, New Mexico was a state, we would be #7 in US crude oil production [NM is #3].)

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