Police in Albuquerque on Monday announced the arrest of a failed candidate for state Legislature in a string of shootings at locations associated with high-profile Democratic leaders.
Republican Solomon Peña is accused of conspiring with and paying four men to carry out four shootings at the homes of two Bernalillo County commissioners and two state legislators.
Two other shootings previously believed to be linked to the case so far have not been connected to the suspect, police said at a news conference early Monday evening.
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