Colfax County- In the early morning hours of Sunday, September 1, 2013; officers from the Springer and New Mexico State Police Departments responded to a residence on Miranda Avenue in reference to reports of a shooting incident.
Upon arrival, they located Augustine Grano (61), of Springer NM. Mr. Grano was deceased and had suffered from an apparent gunshot wound.
This case was then handed over to the New Mexico State Police Investigation’s Bureau.
One male subject, Eugene Gonzales (71) of Springer, was taken into custody and has been charged with First Degree Murder.
This investigation is still ongoing.
Contact: Sergeant Emmanuel Gutierrez