- Associated Press - Wednesday, July 27, 2016

ARTESIA, N.M. (AP) - Authorities say an armed man has been fatally shot by Artesia police as officers responded to a 911 call about shots being fired.

New Mexico State Police say at least one officer fired at 36-year-old Juan Reynaldo Duran, that he had two guns and that he was pronounced dead at the scene Tuesday.

State police said all officers involved have been placed on standard administrative leave under their department’s policy.

State police did not identify the officers or provide additional informational about the circumstances of the shooting.


This story has been changed to correct the name of the man shot by police.

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