TULAROSA, N.M. (KRQE) - The New Mexico State Police Department is investigating an officer involved shooting that has left one man dead in Tularosa.
Police say the shooting occurred outside of the Tularosa Elementary School late Tuesday evening.
Officials say the Tularosa Police Department and deputies with Otero County were involved in a altercation with 19-year-old Jesse Vigil near Mescalero and 1st street.
During the altercation, shots were fired and Vigil was struck.
He died at the scene.
Although the shooting was on school property, officials say the shooting is not connected to the school.
All Tularosa schools have been closed Wednesday.
Anyone with information is asked to call NMSP at 575-437-1313
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