Man accused of shooting at NMSP officer to be held in federal custody

Crime

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – An Arizona man will be held in federal custody for allegedly shooting at a New Mexico State Police officer. Earlier this month, 28-year-old Robert Nelson was traveling along I-40 on his way to a funeral in Kansas when a State Police officer pulled him over.

She says Nelson then fired three shots at the officer then sped off. Nelson faces federal charges of attempted murder of a federal officer.

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