NMSP, FBI investigate officer-involved shooting on I-40 near To’hajiilee

New Mexico

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – The New Mexico State Police Crime Scene Team is assisting the FBI and the Bureau of Indian Affairs with an officer-involved shooting investigation on Laguna Pueblo Friday.

According to a release, an adult was transported to the University of New Mexico Hospital. However, their condition has not yet been released. The Cibola County Sheriff’s Office deputy involved in the incident was not injured.

Friday, multiple police agencies were investigating I-40 west near Canoncito School Road. I-40 westbound at mile marker 131 at To’hajiilee was also closed for a few hours as officers investigated the area. It has since been reopened.

Few details are known at this time.

Sky News 13 captures the traffic backup due to the I-40 westbound closure near To’hajiilee. (KRQE/Sky News 13)
Sky News 13 captures the traffic backup due to the I-40 westbound closure near To’hajiilee. (KRQE/Sky News 13)
Sky News 13 captures the traffic backup due to the I-40 westbound closure near To’hajiilee. (KRQE/Sky News 13)

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