Los Lunas, NM -On Monday, April 5, 2021, around 5:00 p.m., the Valencia County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to 4235 State Road 314 in Los Lunas, for a domestic violence call.
When deputies arrived on scene, they located a female with a gunshot wound and a deceased male victim on the property. The female was transported to a hospital in Albuquerque where she is being treated for her injuries. The male victim was pronounced deceased on scene by the Office of the Medical Investigators. The male victim was later identified as Tyler East (30).
The New Mexico State Police Investigations Bureau was called to investigate this homicide. State Police agents learned that East and his girlfriend were having a domestic dispute. During the dispute, East brandished a weapon, shot his girlfriend, and then dragged her out of the residence. While outside, East was shot by a male subject who was at the residence. East succumbed to his injuries. The male subject fled the scene prior to law enforcement arrival.
This investigation is active and is being led by the New Mexico State Police Investigations Bureau. The female victim will not be named by the New Mexico State Police. She is in stable condition in a hospital in Albuquerque where she continues to be treated for her injuries.