State Police investigate officer-involved shooting in Angel Fire

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An officer in Angel Fire is on administrative leave after shooting and killing a man during an officer-involved shooting.

New Mexico State Police say on Sunday morning an Angel Fire Police officer responded to a residential structure fire at 14 Mountain Lake Terrace.

When the officer arrived on the scene, he encountered a man with a knife. At some point during the encounter, the officer discharged his weapon.

The man armed with the knife was hit by at least one shot and was pronounced dead in the ambulance. The identities of the officer and the deceased man have not yet been released.

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