- Associated Press - Tuesday, December 6, 2016

TAOS, N.M. (AP) - Authorities say shots were fired at a New Mexico State Police officer and that a search is underway for two suspects who were in a vehicle the officer was attempting to stop.

Sgt. Chad Pierce says the bullets fired at the officer in the Taos area Monday evening missed the officer but struck his vehicle several times.

Pierce says the suspects are considered armed and dangerous and that a search is being conducted in an area immediately south of Taos.

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