15 Year Old NM Teen Charged with Murdering 2 Adults, 3 Kids in South Valley Home, Assault-Type Rifle Found

New Mexico Shooting: A 15 year old New Mexico teen charged with murdering two adults and three children, the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office said. The bodies were found Saturday night at a home at 2806 Long Lane in southwest Albuquerque in the South Valley area. Multiple weapons were found at the home, including an assault type rifle, KOB.com reports.

KRQE reports: When deputies arrived at the southwest Albuquerque home after 9 p.m. Saturday, they found multiple people dead and several weapons in the home. An adult male, an adult woman, a juvenile boy and two juvenile girls were found dead with multiple gunshot wounds. The names of the victims have not been released. The teen is being charged with two counts of murder and three counts of child abuse resulting in death.

This latest shooting occurred on “Gun Appreciation Day” when many gun rights advocates protested President Obama’s proposals to curb gun violence.