Suspect dead following deputy-involved shooting in San Juan County

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NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – A suspect is dead followed by an officer-involved shooting in San Juan County Sunday afternoon. According to the San Juan County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page, the shooting happened around 1:30 p.m. Sunday. The Navajo Police Department officers were involved in a pursuit of an armed suspect. The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office deputies then intercepted the vehicle as it crossed out of the reservation, which resulted in an officer-involved shooting.

According to the Facebook post, no officers involved in the incident were injured. However, the suspect died on the scene.

The San Juan County Regional Officer-Involved Shooting Task Force is investigating the shooting with Farmington Police Department as lead investigators. The name of the suspect has not been released at this time.

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