- Associated Press - Saturday, May 27, 2017

SAN RAFAEL, N.M. (AP) - Authorities say one person is dead following a shooting by police in Ciibola County in northwestern New Mexico.

New Mexico State Police say the shooting occurred Friday at a residence in San Rafael near Grants when State Police and Albuquerque Police Department officers attempted to contact a wanted person.

According to the State Police, officers fatally shot the wanted person “during the process of attempt to apprehend the individual.”

Identities of the person killed and officers involved were not released and no information was immediately available on why police were trying to take the wanted person into custody.

The incident is being investigated by the State Police Investigations Bureau.

Sign up for Daily Newsletters

Copyright © 2019 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide