- Associated Press - Wednesday, January 21, 2015

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Bernalillo County Sheriff’s officials say a man who allegedly shot at deputies after crashing a stolen vehicle in southwest Albuquerque is in custody.

Sheriff’s spokesman Sgt. Aaron Williamson says the suspect was arrested Wednesday afternoon without incident and is being interviewed.

The man’s name hasn’t been released yet.

Deputies tried to stop the vehicle near Isleta Boulevard and Rio Bravo Road around 3:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Williamson says the vehicle crashed near Rio Bravo and Del Rio Road, where the man got out and fired multiple shots at deputies. They weren’t injured.

Police say the suspect was located at an apartment complex and a nearly six-hour standoff ensued before he was arrested.

The man has been taken to a hospital for treatment of a non-life threatening gunshot wound to the shoulder.



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