Red River, NM

Deadly Shooting Erupts Between Rival Biker Gangs at Red River Bike Rally in New Mexico

Amor Propio

This post includes content assisted by AI.
BikerPhoto bySid SuratiaonUnsplash

A violent shooting between rival biker gangs at a bike rally in Red River, New Mexico, has resulted in three fatalities and five injuries. The incident occurred during the town's 41st annual Memorial Day rally when shots were fired between the two rival gangs. The shooters involved in the shooting have been apprehended, but the town remains under a curfew until 4 am. Mayor Linda Calhoun confirmed that the incident was gang-related, and one victim was airlifted to Denver for treatment. Disturbing video footage shows one victim being taken to an ambulance on a stretcher, while another body is covered with a white sheet on the sidewalk. As a precautionary measure, Holy Cross Hospital in Taos is on lockdown with local police guarding it, and The University of New Mexico Hospital is being monitored by the Albuquerque Police Department.

The New Mexico State Police have deployed additional officers to Red River to investigate the incident and have urged citizens to stay away from the city. Reports from officers at the scene described the shooting as a "rolling shootout" involving the Banditos Motorcycle Club and another unidentified group. The situation remains active, and authorities have not yet released the cause of the shooting.

The tragic incident underscores the escalating violence between rival biker gangs and the need for heightened security measures. The town of Red River is reeling from the aftermath of the shooting, with residents and authorities on high alert to prevent any potential retaliations or further violence.

Thanks for reading this article. If there are any updates released. I will keep you updated. Please leave your thoughts in the comments below and share this article with others so more people can join the conversation.

This is original content from NewsBreak’s Creator Program. Join today to publish and share your own content.

Comments / 0

Published by

I have also been the co-adviser of the school's student paper club. So probably the topic or news I can deliver is about education, social and cultural, environmental, health and wellness, science and technology and many more.

Park Ridge, NJ

More from Amor Propio

Comments / 0