NMSU basketball participant Mike Peake shot, UNM pupil lifeless: What we all know.

Story final revised: 12:50 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20

LAS CRUCES — A College of New Mexico pupil is lifeless and a New Mexico State pupil athlete is recovering from gunshot wounds following an incident on the UNM campus early Saturday morning, suspending a extremely anticipated basketball sport between the rival colleges that had been scheduled to happen later that day.

On Sunday, greater than 24 hours after the capturing, there are nonetheless extra questions than solutions. Here is a have a look at what we all know.

The capturing

New Mexico State Police are main the investigation into the lethal capturing on the UNM campus. Although police launched a press release Saturday afternoon noting one individual died within the capturing, associated police data haven’t but been made accessible.

Within the assertion, police mentioned there was an altercation between a 19-year-old man and a 21-year-old man about 3 a.m. Saturday on campus. Each males sustained gunshot wounds.

The 19-year-old, later recognized as a UNM pupil, was pronounced lifeless on the scene. His title has not been launched.

Students walk next to Coronado Hall, a residence hall on the University of New Mexico campus on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022.

The 21-year-old, whom the Solar-Information has confirmed is Mike Peake, a ahead on the NMSU basketball crew, was transported to an Albuquerque hospital following the capturing.

UNM college students who talked to the Solar-Information on Saturday night, mentioned they heard the capturing about 3:15 a.m. to three:20 a.m. close to a again entrance to the Coronado Corridor dorm complicated on campus. Police arrived inside 5 to 10 minutes, the scholars mentioned.

The Albuquerque Journal reported later Saturday that the partitions of the residence corridor “seemed to be pockmarked with a number of bullet holes and at the least one window seemed to be struck.”

As of late Sunday morning, nobody had been charged within the capturing, although police have said an investigation is ongoing.

Mike Peake dribbles during a drill on New Mexico State's first day of men's basketball practice Sept. 27. Peake was shot during an incident on the University of New Mexico campus on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022.

Mike Peake shot

Peake, a 21-year-old junior, is the basketball crew’s beginning energy ahead.

A Chicago native, Peake spent most of highschool enjoying in Kansas. The 6-foot-7, 218-pound ahead performed at Georgia and Austin Peay earlier than coming to NMSU for the 2021-22 season.

Peake is considered one of two returning gamers on this yr’s Aggie hoops squad. Within the crew’s first two video games, he averaged 9 factors, 3.5 rebounds and a couple of blocks in simply over 20 minutes.

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