State Police investigate officer involved shooting in Angel Fire

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New Mexico State Police was called out to Angel Fire, N.M to investigate a shooting involving Angel Fire Police Department.

NMSP says on Sunday morning an Angel Fire Police officer responded to a residential structure fire at 14 Mountain Lake Terrace.

When the officer arrived on scene, the officer 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.

KRQE will provide updates as information is made available.

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