LAS CRUCES, N.M. (KRQE) – An investigation is underway following an officer-involved shooting in Las Cruces.
Las Cruces Police say officers were assisting the U.S. Marshals Service with the arrest of wanted suspect outside of a Lowe’s grocery store near Solona Drive and Missouri Avenue. That’s when police say a suspect pulled a knife and slashed a Las Cruces police officer. Another police officer fired his gun, shooting the suspect.
The suspect was rushed to a local hospital. The officer was also taken to the hospital, but is expected to be OK.
Police did not say what the suspect was wanted for.