A suspect was taken into custody by  Rio Rancho Police Department the afternoon of April 5 for a homicide that took place near the intersection of Western Hills Drive and Utah Meadow Road.

Captain Joel Holt of RRPD says officers responded to the area in reference to a possible shooting.

“One subject was deceased at the scene and another subject was taken into custody as a suspect and transported to the hospital. The case is still under investigation at this time,” Holt said.

The Rio Rancho Observer will continue to reveal details as they become available.