Man dies in Curry County dairy shooting

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Deputies say a local dairy farm employee was killed by his co-worker. 

Deputies in Curry County say 29-year-old Leonidas Flores opened fire in the milking barn of a dairy near the New Mexico-Texas border Thursday afternoon. 

According to a criminal complaint, Flores came into work as usual, then shot a co-worker after he told Flores to “get back to work.” 

Flores was captured on scene and charged with murder. 

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