SAN JUAN COUNTY, N.M. (KRQE) – The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office was involved in an officer-involved shooting Saturday. Around 5 a.m. Saturday morning, a deputy tried to pull over a vehicle for not having headlights in Farmington.
The suspect took off and the deputy chased after them. A short time later, they tried again to talk to the driver when they backed up into the deputy’s vehicle.
The deputy fired a shot in response, and the suspect took off again, but they were caught moments later. No one was injured, but the San Juan Regional Officer-Involved Shooting Task Force is investigating the incident.