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.
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
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.
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.
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.