Authorities identify Roswell shooting victim

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Deputies in southeastern New Mexico have identified a homicide victim. Chaves County Sheriff’s deputies say 43-year-old Bobby Nunez of Roswell was shot at a home on Meadow Brook Road on Thursday.

Authorities say Nunez was transported to Eastern New Mexico Medical Center where he died of his injuries. While few details have been released regarding this case, officials say they are searching to identify the owners of the property. 

 On social media, Sheriff Mike Herrington defended himself against claims that he’s related to the homeowner and is pushing the investigation in that person’s favor. 

Police ask that anyone with information on this crime call the Chaves County Sherriff’s Office at (575)624-6500 or Chavez County Crime Stoppers at 1-888-594-TIPS to remain anonymous.

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