- Associated Press - Saturday, September 10, 2016

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Albuquerque police have arrested a suspect and recovered possible evidence in the fatal shooting of man outside a convenience store.

Officer Tanner Tixier says 31-year-old Benjamin Bruce Vigil was booked late Friday on a murder charge.

According to investigators, Vigil got into a fight with 39-year-old Michael Lucero, of Zia Pueblo, last week that escalated with the suspect allegedly pulling out a gun.

Police say the two men had argued earlier in the day at an apartment complex after Lucero’s friend lit fireworks.

They encountered each other again at a 7-Eleven.

Tixier says detectives executed a search warrant at the apartment where Vigil was staying and located a firearm and ammunition.

It was not immediately clear Saturday if Vigil had an attorney.



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