3 Killed, 5 Injured in Shooting at Motorcycle Rally in Red River, New Mexico

At least three individuals were killed and several more were shot at a motorcycle gathering on Saturday in Red River, New Mexico, according to Red River Mayor Linda Calhoun.

She claimed that five people had injuries. According to the New Mexico State Police, one of the injured was evacuated to a hospital in Denver. The New Mexico State Police had earlier stated that there had been two fatalities and six injuries.

According to CNN station KOAT, the mayor declared that everyone who was engaged in the shooting was in police custody. There is “no ongoing threat to public safety,” according to NMSP, who also stated that the situation is secure.

According to Calhoun, “all the parties involved were members of biker gangs.”

According to NMPD, the deadly shot happened at the Red River Memorial Day Motorcycle Rally. According to the event website, the yearly rally brings tens of thousands of people to the town’s Main Street over Memorial Day weekend.

Police said, further injured individuals were sent for treatment to Holy Cross Hospital in Taos and University of New Mexico Health in Albuquerque, all of which are located roughly 170 miles to the north.

“The first officer was on scene within 30 seconds of the call going out,” the mayor claimed. NMSP tweeted that “additional NMSP officers have been sent to Red River.”

We still have an active crime scene and an ongoing investigation as a result of the active shooter situation that happened this afternoon, Mayor Calhoun stated late on Saturday night. The majority of Main Street will be considered the crime scene, and nobody will be allowed near it.

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According to Calhoun, area businesses should stay closed on Sunday, May 28 until the state police, county sheriff department, and local law enforcement have finished their investigations and cleaned up the crime scene.

According to an emergency declaration made by Mayor Pascualito Maestas, Taos, which is about 40 miles from Red River, established a curfew following the shooting that will last until 4:00 a.m. local time on May 28. Retailers, bars, and other businesses are not allowed to sell alcohol while the curfew is in force according to the directive.

Maestas wrote on Facebook, “Please be careful, and send your thoughts to Red River.

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