Vic­tim dies a week af­ter shoot­ing

Albuquerque Journal - - METRO & NM -

DEM­ING — A sus­pect is fac­ing first-de­gree mur­der charges af­ter the vic­tim in the case died a week af­ter be­ing shot mul­ti­ple times.

Au­thor­i­ties be­lieve Gabriel Roque, 35, shot Steven Worthen mul­ti­ple times on Jan. 27 in­side Worthen’s home. Roque was iden­ti­fied as the sus­pect and ar­rested hours af­ter the shoot­ing.

Worthen suc­cumbed to his in­juries at an El Paso hospi­tal on Feb. 3. He was 42.

Roque was orig­i­nally charged with at­tempted mur­der, tam­per­ing with ev­i­dence, abuse of a child and four counts of in­tim­i­da­tion of a wit­ness. Au­thor­i­ties amended the at­tempted mur­der charge to first-de­gree mur­der.

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