FT. SUMNER, N.M. (KRQE) - State Police say the suspect involved in an officer-involved shooting near Ft. Sumner is dead.
It happened west of Ft. Sumner around 6 p.m. Sunday evening. New Mexico State Police say they were looking for 48-year-old Andy Lucero, who violated a restraining order filed by his girlfriend Sadie Martinez.
Police say Lucero broke into Martinez's home.
During the break-in, detectives say Jennifer Hoy, a friend of Martinez, drove up to the house and was shot while inside her car by Lucero.
Hoy was taken to a Lubbock hospital with injuries believed to be non-life threatening.
Lucero reportedly then fled the scene and later lit his truck and two nearby structures on fire.
Officers say they were able to track Lucero to a field west of Ft. Sumner where shots were fired.
NMSP say Lucero sustained fatal gunshot wounds and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Officers involved were unharmed during the incident.
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