- Associated Press - Tuesday, December 6, 2016

TAOS, N.M. (AP) - The Latest on an incident involving shots fired at a New Mexico State Police officer (all times local):

11:35 a.m.

Authorities say three people are in custody following a search after shots were fired at a New Mexico State Police officer just south of Taos.

Sgt. Chad Pierce says the officer wasn’t wounded during the Monday evening incident but that several bullets struck the officer’s vehicle.

Pearce says two women were arrested after a perimeter was set up Monday night and that a man was taken into custody Tuesday morning.

Pearce identified the women as 32-year-old Jenna Trujillo and 35-year-old Diana Castro and the man as 30-year-old Juan David Gonzales.

It’s not immediately known if they have attorneys who could comment on the allegations.

7:25 a.m.

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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