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APD: Shots fired at homes, businesses of 4 elected leaders

Albuquerque police announced Thursday morning that three local politicians had their homes shot up over the past few weeks.

Mayor Tim Keller and APD Chief Harold Medina held a news conference to provide an update on the investigation Thursday afternoon. Now we know that another elected leader had his office shot this morning.

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  • Around 4:41 pm on Dec. 4, police say someone shot eight rounds at Bernalillo County Commissioner Adriann Barboa’s home.
  • On Dec 11, police say more than a dozen gunshots struck the home of former county commissioner Debbie O’Malley.
  • Just after midnight on Jan. 3, at least eight shots were fired at the home of New Mexico Sen. Linda Lopez.
  • Moe Maestas, newly-appointed state senator and former representative, had his office shot up Thursday morning.

“We are concerned, of course, that these could be connected, and that these could be targeted,” Keller said.

If you have any information, call the Albuquerque Police Department at 505-242-COPS (2677) or Crime Stoppers at 505-843-STOP (7867).

No one was injured in the shootings, but the three homes involved were damaged.

This is a developing story. Stay with KOB 4 Eyewitness News and KOB.com for updates.

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