LAPD Investigates Deaths Of Two People From Gunshot Wounds Late Wednesday Afternoon


The Los Alamos Police Department responded to a residence in the Denver Steels area at approximately 4:12 p.m. Wednesday January 4 after receiving 9-1-1 calls related to a victim of a gun shot wound.  The Los Alamos Police Department responded and located two individuals with gunshot wounds. Los Alamos Fire Department Medics arrived to render aid.  Both individuals succumbed to their wounds and are deceased.  The LAPD Criminal Investigations Section has initiated a criminal investigation into the incident.

The identities of the persons involved will not be released at this time until all next of kin notifications have been made. This incident is unrelated to the previous shots fired call LAPD responded to within the Denver Steels area earlier on Wednesday and was at a different residence. 

“The Los Alamos Police Department wants the community to know that there is not a current danger to the public related to this incident. While we understand that this is a tragedy for our community we are dedicated to investigate all aspects of this incident and will provide further information at the appropriate time.  We also want to extend our deepest condolences to the family and provide any assistance necessary during this tragedy,”  said Deputy Chief Oliver Morris.