Dramatic video posted to social media on Monday evening documents the aftermath of a shooting at a protest in Albuquerque.
"A man was shot during a protest at Tiguex Park Monday evening. The protest was for the removal of a Juan de Oñate statue, 'La Jornada', outside the Albuquerque Museum," KOB-4 reports. "Moments before protesters were about to remove the statue with a chain, shots were fired into the crowd."
Militia gathering at Oñate statue in Albuquerque ahead of protest. Incredibly menacing & intimidating. They say the… https://t.co/X2VdLeFcI4— Simon Romero (@Simon Romero) 1592265653.0
More from Old Town Albuquerque https://t.co/HH3AJErJBS— Shaun Griswold (@Shaun Griswold) 1592274127.0
I count 6 members of the NM Civil Guard detained https://t.co/VrdkPQvveW— Shaun Griswold (@Shaun Griswold) 1592274137.0
At the end you can hear 4 gunshots. @KOB4 https://t.co/PzhTPQsnP6— Megan Abundis (@Megan Abundis) 1592274531.0
Very tense scene in Albuquerque right now. Shots fired, a guy on the ground. Militia members still w/ rifles https://t.co/IYhBr9egFB— Simon Romero (@Simon Romero) 1592273237.0
New Mexico civil guard members and one other man being arrested. All weapons being taken from them. Still no ambula… https://t.co/yFWGFCGUaP— Megan Abundis (@Megan Abundis) 1592273452.0
This scene remains active and under investigation. We will provide updates when they are available.— Albuquerque Police Department (@Albuquerque Police Department) 1592274713.0