NMSU basketball player Mike Peake shot, UNM student lifeless: What we know.

Story final revised: 12:50 pm Sunday, Nov. 20

LAS CRUCES — A University of New Mexico student is lifeless and a New Mexico State student athlete is recovering from gunshot wounds following an incident on the UNM campus early Saturday morning, suspending a extremely anticipated basketball recreation between the rival colleges that had been scheduled to happen later that day.

On Sunday, greater than 24 hours after the capturing, there are nonetheless extra questions than solutions. Here’s a take a look at what we know.

The capturing

New Mexico State Police are main the investigation into the lethal capturing on the UNM campus. Although the police launched a press release Saturday afternoon noting that one particular person died within the capturing, associated police data haven’t but been made accessible.

In the assertion, police mentioned there was an altercation between a 19-year-old man and a 21-year-old man about 3 am Saturday on campus. Both males sustained gunshot wounds.

The 19-year-old, later recognized as a UNM student, was pronounced lifeless on the scene. His title has not been launched.

Students walk next to Coronado Hall, a residence hall on the University of New Mexico campus on Saturday, Nov.  19, 2022.

The 21-year-old, whom the Sun-News has confirmed that Mike Peake, a ahead on the NMSU basketball crew, was transported to an Albuquerque hospital following the capturing.

UNM college students who spoke to the Sun-News on Saturday night, mentioned they heard the capturing about 3:15 am to three:20 am close to a again entrance to the Coronado Hall dorm advanced on campus. Police arrived inside 5 to 10 minutes, the scholars mentioned.

The Albuquerque Journal reported later Saturday that the partitions of the residence corridor “seemed to be pockmarked with a number of bullet holes and not less than one window seemed to be struck.”

As of late Sunday morning, nobody had been charged within the capturing, though the police have said that an investigation is ongoing.

Mike Peake dribbles during a drill on New Mexico State's first day of men's basketball practice Sept.  27. Peake was shot during an incident on the University of New Mexico campus on Saturday, Nov.  19, 2022.

Mike Peake shot

Peake, a 21-year-old junior, is the basketball crew’s beginning energy ahead.

A Chicago native, Peake spent most of highschool taking part in in Kansas. The 6-foot-7, 218-pound ahead performed at Georgia and Austin Peay earlier than coming to NMSU for the 2021-22 season.

Peake is one in every of two returning gamers on this yr’s Aggie hoops squad. In the crew’s first two video games, he averaged 9 factors, 3.5 rebounds and a couple of blocks in simply over 20 minutes.

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