By Associated Press - Friday, January 24, 2020

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A man sought in an earlier shooting was shot and wounded during an exchange of gunfire with at least one Albuquerque police officer early Friday morning, police said.

Police said a gun was found at the scene and that Daniel Anthony Montoya,, 31, was in police custody after being treated at a hospital.

No details were released on Montoyá’s injuries but police said no officer was injured in the incident that occurred shortly after midnight Thursday.

A criminal complaint said officers who located Montoya followed him as he fired a handgun multiple times, including at least two times when he fired at least one shot in the direction of officers before one officer shot him with a rifle.

Police Department spokesman Gilbert Gallegos said Montoya had been sought in a shooting Thursday morning. Nobody was hurt in that incident.

Jail records indicated Montoya was held Friday on suspicion of multiple charges, including aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and aggravated assault on a police officer.

Court records didn’t list a defense attorney for Montoya who could comment on his behalf about the allegations.

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