Walker/Boston Visit Shooting Victim, Patricia Bejarano
Courtesy: New Mexico State University  
Release:  09/26/2012

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - New Mexico State Athletics Director Dr. McKinley Boston and head football coach DeWayne Walker visited Patricia Bejarano Wednesday morning at her home in Las Cruces. Bejarano was struck by a stray bullet at last Saturday's NM State vs. New Mexico football game.

Walker and Boston visited with Bejarano for about 20 minutes, taking her flowers and a signed football from coach Walker. Boston also offered her season tickets for the 2012 season and invited her to be his guest at his patio party at the UTSA vs. NM State football game this coming Saturday.

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Crime Stoppers Seeks Suspect in Stadium Shooting

Las Cruces Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of $1,000 for information that leads to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for firing a gun that wounded a woman who was watching a football game at Aggie Memorial Stadium on the campus of New Mexico State University.

At around 8:40 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, a woman sitting in the lower, southwest section of the stadium was struck by a bullet. The woman was treated at the scene and subsequently transported to an area hospital. Her injury was not life-threatening and she has since been released from the hospital.

New Mexico State University police are investigating the incident and have reason to believe the gunfire came from somewhere outside of the stadium.

Anyone with information on who may have fired the gun is asked to call Las Cruces Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or send a tip via text message to CRIMES (274637), keyword LCTIPS.

The Crime Stoppers number and text messaging services are operational 24 hours a day and you do not have to give your name to collect a reward.

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