Frankie Taylor, 38, of Farmington has been identified as the victim who was shot multiple times Monday night.


FARMINGTON — Farmington police have released the name of the victim in Monday night's shooting and are asking for assistance in identifying the suspect.

Frankie Taylor, 38, of Farmington has been identified as the victim who was shot multiple times around 11 p.m. on Monday, according to a Farmington Police Department press release.

Officers were dispatched to a home in the 1100 block of South Bowen Avenue Monday night and found Taylor in the front yard with multiple gunshot wounds.

Taylor was transported to San Juan Regional Medical Center in critical condition Monday night. He is currently in stable condition, according to the press release.

Farmington police released two images from surveillance video that show a vehicle of the potential suspect.

The images appear to show a car turning into the westbound lane of U.S. Highway 64 from south Bowen Avenue.

Farmington police spokeswoman Georgette Allen said the department does not have a description of the vehicle to share. And she said the department does not have any additional details to share about the investigation.

On Tuesday, one of Taylor's neighbors told The Daily Times she was at home at the time of the shooting.

Savanah Gonzalez said she heard noise outside her home followed by about seven or eight gunshots. When the shots were fired, Gonzalez said, she was a little nervous for the safety of her seven-year-old  daughter and fiance.

After the shooting, Gonzalez stepped outside her home and saw Taylor's girlfriend and another lady attending to him on the ground outside the home.

She said she was one of three people who called police about the shooting.

Anyone with information about the shooting is encouraged to call San Juan County Crime Stoppers at 505-334-8477.

Joshua Kellogg covers crime, courts and social issues for The Daily Times. He can be reached at 505-564-4627.

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