Trail Of Blood Outside New Mexico Home Leads To Bengal Tiger

GUANGZHOU, CHINA - APRIL 07: Bengal tiger mother 'Wei Wei' and her cub are seen at Guangzhou Chimelong Safari Park on April 7, 2022 in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province of China. Bengal tiger quintuplets meet the public at Guangzhou Chimelong Safari Park on Thursday. Wei Wei, a Bengal tiger mother, gave birth to the Bengal tiger quintuplets on February 7. (Photo by Chen Jimin/China News Service via Getty Images)

At a glance

  • Officers in Albuquerque, New Mexico, unexpectedly located a tiger while investigating a shooting near a convenience store on Tuesday, KTLA sister station KRQE reports.
  • The Albuquerque Police Department was responding to reports of shots fired on Tuesday afternoon when an employee of a nearby Allsups convenience store reported that a customer had been shot in the leg by a stray bullet.
  • Upon arrival at the store, police heard another gunshot coming from a nearby mobile home, and found a suspect armed with “a semiautomatic handgun with an extended magazine,” police wrote in a press release.
  • Officers also noticed a trail of blood leading to another trailer. Believing there may have been a wounded person inside the trailer, police entered and instead found a Bengal tiger cub in a dog crate.

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