- Associated Press - Friday, June 24, 2016

HANOVER, N.M. (AP) - Authorities say a man shot by a state police officer in a small New Mexico town has died.

New Mexico State Police said early Friday that 29-year-old Josh Herrera was killed in the shooting Thursday afternoon in Hanover, a town east of Silver City in Grant County.

Herrera was from nearby Vanadium.

Authorities say no officers were injured in the confrontation with Herrera.

Authorities say Grant County Sheriff’s deputies were called to a home in response to reports of a gunman, with state police officers assisting deputies with the call.

Herrera died at the scene.

Sgt. Elizabeth Armijo says the New Mexico State Police Investigations Bureau is investigating the officer-involved shooting.

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