*Update* Three Arrested for Bloomfield Shooting Death

The suspects have been identified as; •Mark Lindsey, a 43-year-old Bloomfield resident, is charged with Capital 1st Degree Murder and Conspiracy to Commit Murder, a 2nd-degree felony. •Eric Crosby, a 33-year-old man from Durango, CO, is charged with Capital 1st Degree Murder, Conspiracy to Commit Murder, and Tampering with Evidence. •Michael Greer, a 28-year-old man from Durango, CO, is charged with Capital 1st Degree Murder, Conspiracy to Commit Murder, and Tampering with Evidence.

From Bloomfield Police

Friday, May 1, 2020

On the morning of April 30, 2020, a shooting occurred in the 900 blocks of West Maple in Bloomfield, NM. The gunshot victim, Bloomfield resident 51-year-old Leodis Williams, was pronounced dead on-scene. With assistance from the San Juan County Sheriff’s Office, New Mexico State Police, Aztec Police Department, San Juan County Communications Authority, Town of Ignacio Police Department, La Plata County Sheriff’s Office and Durango Police Department, officers with the Bloomfield Police Department apprehended the three suspects involved in the mid-morning homicide. The suspects have been identified as;

•Mark Lindsey, a 43-year-old Bloomfield resident, is charged with Capital 1st Degree Murder and Conspiracy to Commit Murder, a 2nd-degree felony.

•Eric Crosby, a 33-year-old man from Durango, CO, is charged with Capital 1st Degree Murder, Conspiracy to Commit Murder, and Tampering with Evidence.

•Michael Greer, a 28-year-old man from Durango, CO, is charged with Capital 1st Degree Murder, Conspiracy to Commit Murder, and Tampering with Evidence.

“The Bloomfield Police Department is immensely grateful for the assistance of all who helped; it is very comforting and rejuvenating to know that through all of our recent trials as a country, the American spirit cannot be broken. Along with information provided by members of our community, we were able to bring closure and justice to the family of Mr. Williams and give residents peace of mind that the suspects were apprehended within hours of the murder.” – Deputy Chief Randon Matthews

The investigation into the murder of Leodis Williams is still on-going and more information will be released as it becomes available.

 

Thursday, April 30, 2020

On the morning of April 30, 2020, a shooting occurred at the 900 blocks of West Maple in Bloomfield, NM. The gunshot victim was pronounced dead on-scene. The investigation into the incident is ongoing with the assistance of the San Juan County Sheriff’s Office and New Mexico State Police.

“This is a tragic situation and we are grateful for the immediate response from our area law enforcement agencies. Help from the Sheriff’s Office and New Mexico State Police will be instrumental in our investigation.” - Chief David Karst

Chief Karst is also asking everyone please avoid the area of West Maple Street until further notice.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this tragic time of loss.

 

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