ALBUQUERQUE, NM. (THECOUNT) — Jerred Holguin has been identified as the shooter who killed Matthew Shaw at an Albuquerque car wash earlier this month.

Holguin, 22, is being sought by law enforcement after his mother called police to say her son was the person shown in a video broadcast on local news outlets.


Surveillance video released by Albuquerque PD shows Holguin firing at least one shot while at the San Mateo Car Wash in northeast Albuquerque on the evening of July 23rd.

Shaw, who was working in the area along with his twin brother, was fatally struck by a bullet while walking along San Mateo Boulevard.

The video shows Holguin and another man appear to get into an altercation with someone. Moments later Holguin pulls a gun from his waistband and fires at least one shot, reports KOAT.

Holguin’s mother told police that her son called her the day after the shooting and said, “I love you mom, I messed up.” She asked him what he was talking about he said he could not tell her, the warrant states.

Three days after Shaw was killed, Holguin’s mother contacted police to say she recognized the man seen in the video as her son.

Albuquerque police have issued an arrest warrant for Holguin charging him with one count of open murder.

According to court records, Holguin has an extensive arrest record and should be considered armed and dangerous.


Geo quick facts: Albuquerque, New Mexico’s largest city, sits in the high desert. Its modern Downtown core contrasts with Old Town Albuquerque, dating to the city’s 1706 founding as a Spanish colony. Old Town is filled with historic adobe buildings, such as San Felipe de Neri Church, 5 museums, and shops selling Native American handicrafts. Nearby, The Indian Pueblo Cultural Center traces the area’s tribal history – wikipedia.