Police arrest man for murder in Santa Fe

Santa Fe, NM –  On January 18, 2021, at approximately 2:18 AM, Santa Fe Police Department officers responded to the area of Rancho Siringo in reference to a call that someone had been shot.

Upon arrival, officers located Edwin Anaya, 33 at a nearby intersection and questioned him about the call. While the initial responding officers were speaking with Anaya, other officers canvassed the 2200 block of Rancho Siringo and located a deceased male with a gunshot wound, in the doorway of a residence. The deceased male was later identified as Peter Gurule, 40.

Mr. Anaya has been arrested and charged on one count of 1st Degree Murder.

This case remains under active investigation and as additional information becomes available it will be provided. Case number 2021-000453.