Carlsbad police investigate shooting death of woman, 40

Posted at: 11/30/2012 11:09 AM
By: staff

Carlsbad police have identified a woman found dead from a gunshot wound early Thursday at a home in the city.

Carlsbad police responded to a call in the 600 block of North 4th Street in reference to a woman reported to be unconscious and not breathing.

When emergency personnel arrived they found Margarita Hernandez, 40, of Carlsbad, dead from a single gunshot wound to the chest.

Carlsbad detectives continue to investigate.

Anyone with information may contact Det. Sgt. Allen Sanchez at 575-885-2111 ext. 240.

Persons may also contact Eddy County CrimeStoppers at 575-887-1888.