Trial scheduled in Mora double shooting, homicide case

Trial scheduled in Mora double shooting, homicide case

From the Las Vegas Optic

A trial date has been set for a man accused of shooting two people in Mora, killing one of them.

On Wednesday, the Fourth Judicial District Court in Las Vegas scheduled a three-day trial to begin Oct. 27, 2020, for Alex H. Pacheco, 24, who is charged with second degree murder and felony aggravated battery.

Pacheco was arrested Oct. 1 following a double shooting on Sept. 28 that, according to New Mexico State Police, resulted in the death of Jermain R. Jennings of Rio Rancho. Ben Montoya Jr., also of Rio Rancho, was wounded in the shooting.