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UPDATED: Saturday shooting being investigated as a homicide, RPD says

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UPDATE

The victim in Saturday night’s fatal shooting has been identified as Alberto Manuel Marin, 33, of Roswell.

Todd Wildermuth, public information officer for the Roswell Police Department, released the name of the victim Monday.

Wildermuth added that it is believed Marin did not live at the 700 block of West Summit Street residence he was shot outside of Saturday at about 8:20 p.m.

Marin was pronounced dead at the scene. Roswell Police have officially classified the shooting as a homicide that is currently under investigation.

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The homicide is the city’s first in 12 months.

ORIGINAL STORY

Roswell Police are investigating a fatal Saturday shooting that left one man dead, and is now the city’s first homicide of 2019.

The shooting that left one 33-year-old male dead is now officially classified as a homicide and is under investigation, according to a news release from the Roswell Police Department Sunday.

The incident happened at about 8:20 p.m. Saturday in the 700 block of West Summit Street and South Washington Avenue. Officers later responded to a call of shots fired at the location. The victim was found lying in the street in front of a residence and next to a car. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police have not released the name of the victim as of Sunday morning.

Todd Wildermuth, public information officer for the Roswell Police Department said he does not have information on any suspects in the case. He added the incident is Roswell’s first homicide in about 12 months.

People with information about the shooting should contact the RPD at 575-624-6770.

Breaking news reporter Alex Ross can be reached at 575-622-7710, ext. 301, or at breakingnews@rdrnews.com.  

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