Teenager Couple Arrested For Murder After Dispute With 65-Year-Old Man Over Parking Spot Turns Deadly, Police Say


Nov. 11 2022, Published 10:05 a.m. ET

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A teenage couple in New Mexico were recently arrested after they murdered a 65-year-old man during a dispute over a parking spot late last summer, according to authorities.

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Albuquerque police took Emery Gallegos and Savannah Davis, both 19, into custody on Nov. 10 at a bowling alley were Gallegos was employed and charged them with open murder and tampering with evidence in connection with the death of William Vencill in Albuquerque, KOB reported.

According to police, around 2 a.m. on Sept. 15, the teenagers confronted the victim outside the apartment complex where they all lived.

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While Vencill was looking for a place to park, the couple said they “were concerned with Vencill parking near their apartment,” officials said.

As Vencill attempted to backed up, Davis tried to stop him from leaving by standing behind his vehicle.

Gallegos allegedly told detectives that Vencill appeared to be driving away, so he allegedly “shot through the back passenger window to scare him,” police said.

Vencill suffered “a gunshot wound on the right side of his neck,” police said.


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