ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – An Albuquerque man was arrested this morning in Tucumcari for allegedly shooting his son Monday night at a northeast Albuquerque church.
William Chavez was spotted by family Tuesday morning in Tucumcari and pulled over and arrested a short time later by New Mexico State Police.
The pastor of New Beginnings church on Montgomery Boulevard NE was they were holding a funeral Monday night for a long-time church member when Chavez, her brother, walked in.
"He was very suspicious and had a weird aura about him," says Pastor Richard Mansfield
Mansfield says Chavez then walked outside the sanctuary and began arguing with his two sons, none of whom were church members. The exchange became so heated security guards stepped in and tried to diffuse the situation.
When it got even more heated, Mansfield says the three man were escorted out.
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