Man wanted in Easter Sunday slaying arrested in New Mexico

A man wanted in a slaying on Easter Sunday in Fort Worth has been arrested in New Mexico, according to a from the New Mexico state police.

Gabriel Delgado, 44, was apprehended at a house in Nageezi, New Mexico and taken into custody peacefully on Tuesday.

Asked about Delgado‘s arrest, Fort Worth police referred to an incident report regarding an in the 4100 block of Avenue L.


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A man was shot to death Sunday in the 4100 block of Avenue L in Fort Worth. Courtesy: Google Maps

Police said that a man was shot to death in his home shortly after 8 p.m. on Easter Sunday after having a dispute with another man.

According to the Tarrant County medical examiner‘s office, the victim, Baltazar Gomez, was pronounced dead in his home at 8:36 p.m. He was 28 years old.

New Mexico State Police officers in Farmington say they helped a U.S. Marshal‘s task force apprehend Delgado, according to the news release. He was booked into the San Juan County Adult Detention Center and held on a $500,000 bond.

This report includes material from the Star-Telegram archives.

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