PRESS RELEASE: Farmington police investigating homicide

Farmington, NM – Detectives with the Farmington Police Department are investigating a homicide that occurred early this morning. Officers were dispatched around 12:58 a.m. to the 1100 block of South Bowen in reference to shots fired. At approximately 1:01 a.m. San Juan Regional Medical Center security called dispatch to report a woman with a gunshot wound had been dropped off at the emergency room. The woman, later identified as 24-year-old Francine Delgado of Farmington, was shot in the lower back and succumbed to her injuries at the hospital. Around 1:46 a.m. a second woman, identified as 28-year-old Rebecca Jacquez of Farmington, was dropped off at the emergency room with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to her buttock. She was treated and discharged from the hospital.

This incident remains under investigation. Additional details will be released as they become available. Anyone with information may call the FPD Detective Division at 599-1005.