Deputies investigating deadly shooting in Chaves County

New Mexico

Chaves County deputies are investigating a deadly shooting.

It happened just before 7 a.m. at a home on Meadow Brook Road. Deputies say they found a 43-year-old man shot. 

He died at the hospital. The victim’s name or relationship to the gunman is not being released, but officials say the victim did not live there. 

“Our focus is on the homeowner and the decedent…There’s no other individuals that we’re aware of at this time as being involved or out looking for any other suspects,” Lt. Doug Perham said. 

Deputies say they’ve questioned the alleged shooter, but no arrests have been made. 

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