NMSP: Suspect in custody following officer-involved shooting near Carlsbad

New Mexico News

CARLSBAD, N.M. (KRQE) – New Mexico State Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting south of Carlsbad involving the Eddy County Sheriff’s Department. According to a tweet from NMSP, a deputy sustained non-life-threatening injuries unrelated to gunfire.

The tweet also states that the suspect is uninjured and was taken into custody. State Police are asking people to avoid Derrick Road between Laguna and Old Cavern Highway at this time.

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