NMSP investigating deputy-involved shooting in Santa Fe

New Mexico News

SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – New Mexico State Police are investigating a shooting involving the Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday. It happened at Avenida Del Sur and Highway 14. NMSP says the deputies are okay and the suspect is injured.


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Just before 4 p.m., deputies responded to a call about a person who walked into the Allsup’s on Highway 14 and appeared to be drunk. At some point, that person went outside and fired a gun. Deputies and SWAT team members negotiated with the person for two hours when shots were fired by a deputy. The suspect was injured and taken to the hospital.

The Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office says the deputy involved will be placed on standard administrative leave.

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