- Associated Press - Saturday, June 25, 2016

LOS LUNAS, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico State Police are investigating a police-involved shooting in Edgewood that left a suspect wounded.

Authorities said Saturday that 24-year-old Dakota Cook, of Albuquerque, was treated for a non-life-threatening gunshot wound and then booked on charges related to a carjacking.

Meanwhile, a Los Lunas police officer was treated for an injured hand.

Cook is accused of stealing a car at gunpoint Friday afternoon and then driving recklessly to evade officers in pursuit.

Police say they fired at Cook when he drove toward them.

He then abandoned the car and fled on foot, allegedly shooting at officers.

An officer returned fire.

Police arrested Cook and a passenger, 28-year-old Sheliky Sanchez.

Sanchez has outstanding felony warrants and was booked on charges related to firearms possession and resisting or evading an officer.



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