Police arrest 21-year-old man in fatal shooting of man in Raton

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RATON, New Mexico — Authorities say they have arrested a man suspected of fatally shooting another man in a Raton neighborhood.

Police say officers responding to calls of shots fired shortly before noon Saturday found the victim with multiple gunshot wounds.

The victim was taken to a hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Investigators took 21-year-old Anthony Garcia into custody.

Garcia faces one count of murder as well as multiple other counts, including aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and abuse of a child.

Garcia is currently being held at the Vigil Maldonado Center.

The victim's identity has not been released.

Police did not say what was the motive behind the shooting,

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