RIO RANCHO, N.M. (KRQE) – New Mexico State Police are investigating after Rio Rancho Police were involved in a shooting that left one suspect dead Tuesday morning. Officials say officers responded around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday to the Arrowhead Apartments to a noise complaint.

NMSP says when officers arrived on scene the suspect, 23-year-old Daemen Perea, was on the patio of his apartment and armed with a gun. Police say officers gave commands to Perea to drop the gun. They say at that time, two RRPD officers fired their weapons and struck Perea. Officials say the officers immediately rendered aid to Perea, who was pronounced dead on scene by the Office of the Medical Investigator.

NMSP is investigating the incident. The investigation is active, no other information has been released.