Homeowner kills would-be robber, deputies arrest alleged accomplice

New Mexico

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – A would-be robber was shot and killed by a homeowner Sunday and deputies have caught an alleged accomplice.

It happened along Highway 47 in Tome Sunday near Patricio Drive just after 7 a.m. Deputies say they got a 911 call of a burglary in progress, the dispatcher then heard shots fired. Deputies arrived to find 41-year-old Jason Shadron shot in the head, he was pronounced dead.

They also found a stolen truck used in the crime. Police say Shadron’s alleged accomplice 40-year-old Sammy Armijo took off on foot but deputies arrested Armijo Monday.

As for the homeowners, police have not identified him. They say they are still investigating this as a possible case of self-defense.


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