Man arrested in McKinley Co. slaying

Posted at: 01/06/2013 5:16 PM
By: Staff

A man is accused of killing a 20-year-old in McKinley County.

Sheriff's deputies tell KOB Eyewitness News 4 Nathaneal Escarcega killed 20-year-old Matthew Franco in Gamerco - just outside of Gallup.

Deputies said witnesses said they heard about five gunshots on Saturday.

Emergency responders found Franco at the scene where he later died.

Escarcega was arrested later that morning.

Deputies haven't said what lead up to the shootings.