Nehemiah Griego - Teen Gunman Accused in Albuquerque, New Mexico Shooting (Video)
Nehemiah Griego has been named as the accused gunman in the shooting in Albuquerque, New Mexico that left five people dead. by a local television station.
A local TV station names the teen and reports that he killed his father, pastor Greg Griego, and four others on Saturday and was later arrested by police.
He is 15 years old and was charged with two counts of murder and three counts of child abuse resulting in death.
KRQE cites local police and reports that investigators say the teen Griego lives at the home where the bodies were found.
The scene was awful, officials have revealed each body had multiple wounds as each person was reportedly shot multiple times.
"Every case is unique, so I’ve been to homicide scenes, but I’ve never seen a scene quite like this, no," Lt. Shureke Covington said.
Each of the dead is said to have been shot numerous times by the teen and the children involved were "around elementary age," reports KRQE.
They have more details.
According to CNN, Greg Griego was the chaplain for the Albuquerque Fire Department and involved in several prison ministries.
"Chaplain Griego was a dedicated professional that passionately served his fellow man and the firefighters of this community," read a statement from Fire Chief James Breen.
"His calming spirit and gentle nature will be greatly missed. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Greg's extended family."
CNN reports, "investigators are unaware of any criminal history with the teen and were looking into whether any family members had a record."
For now, police have charged the teen as a juvenile, but prosecutors could charge him as an adult.
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