Two explosive devices detonated within minutes of each other Sunday morning at churches in Las Cruces. Authorities said the first device went off in a mailbox at the Calvary Baptist Church, and the second device exploded in a trash bin at the Holy Cross Catholic Church.
Investigators said the device at Calvary Baptist Church detonated at 8:30 a.m., and the device at Holy Cross Catholic Church exploded in a trash bin at 8:45 a.m., shattering a stained-glass window.
No injuries were reported in either explosion.
The FBI is joining the Las Cruces Police Department in the investigation.
Officials said the 1800 block of Locust Street and the 1100 block of Miranda Street were closed during the investigation.
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