Timeline of New Mexico St shooting, hazing incidentsMarch 2, 2023 GMT
A timeline of events at New Mexico State, including the fatal shooting of a University of New Mexico student and a hazing allegation that led to the cancellation of the men's basketball season. Times are approximate.
New Mexico St. suspends operations of men’s basketball teamFebruary 11, 2023 GMT
New Mexico State indefinitely suspended its men's basketball program Friday night in a virtually unheard of move that the university says is unrelated to a fatal shooting involving one of its players last year.
New Mexico student pleads guilty for role in fatal shootingJanuary 20, 2023 GMT
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A University of New Mexico freshman pleaded guilty to two counts stemming from his role in a deadly campus shooting that involved a basketball player from a rival school.
Prosecutors said Thursday that Jonathan Smith, 19, agreed to plead guilty to conspiracy to commit aggravated battery and tampering with evidence.
New Mexico student charged in connection with fatal shootingDecember 18, 2022 GMT
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A University of New Mexico student has been charged in connection with last month’s fatal shooting on campus that involved a basketball player at a rival school.
Bernalillo County prosecutors said Eli-sha Upshaw, 19, was arrested Friday on suspicion of two counts of aggravated battery, conspiracy and tampering with evidence.
New Mexico State Police release fatal campus shooting videoDecember 8, 2022 GMT
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — State Police have released surveillance footage of last month’s fatal shooting on the University of New Mexico campus in Albuquerque that involved a basketball player from a rival school.
New Mexico State hiring investigator to probe fatal shootingDecember 6, 2022 GMT
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State University announced Tuesday that it will hire an external, third-party investigator to review the events surrounding last month’s fatal shooting of a student from a rival school.
NMSU coach offers condolences to family of slain UNM studentNovember 30, 2022 GMT
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State basketball coach Greg Heiar says he feels responsible for a fatal shooting that involved one of his players and has offered condolences to the family and friends of the deceased University of New Mexico student.
New Mexico police: Planned attack led to university shootingNovember 22, 2022 GMT
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico investigators say a University of New Mexico student conspired with two other students and a teenage girl to lure a visiting New Mexico State University basketball player onto campus, leading to a shootout that left the UNM student dead and the player wounded.