ALBUQUERQUE — A man has been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting in Albuquerque, according to authorities.

Bernalillo County Sheriff’s officials said 22-year-old Ruben Sanchez was booked into jail on suspicion of aggravated battery with great bodily harm.

It was unclear Sunday if Sanchez has a lawyer yet.

Sheriff’s deputies said they received reports of an unidentified man driving in the area when another driver fired several shots at him Friday evening.

The victim crashed his vehicle into the yard of a home.

Authorities said the man was taken to a hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

The identity of the victim hasn’t been released.

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Miranda Viscoli

This is the 6th person shot and killed in the past 7 days in Bernalillo. #HowManyMoreNM

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