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Victim identified in Saturday shooting

Alex Ross Photo Roswell Police officers stand at the scene of a murder Saturday in the 700 block of West Summit Street. The RPD Monday identified the man killed in the shooting. No additional information was released.

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The name of a man killed in a weekend shooting in Roswell was released by police Monday.

Todd Wildermuth, public information officer with the Roswell Police Department, identified the victim as Alberto Manuel Marin, 33, of Roswell.

Marin was shot at about 8:20 p.m. Saturday in the 700 block of West Summit Street. He was found lying in the street in front of a residence and next to a vehicle. Wildermuth said it is believed Marin did not live at the West Summit Street residence.

No additional information about the victim, a possible motive or any suspects in the case were released.

Marin was pronounced dead at the scene Saturday. Police have officially classified the shooting as a homicide currently under investigation by the department.

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

The Chaves County Sheriff’s office is currently investigating the murder of Bobby Nunez, 43, who was killed May 2 in a shooting at the 600 block of Meadowbrook Road, which is southeast of Roswell.

People with any information pertaining to the death of Marin should call Roswell police 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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