NM police investigate officer-involved shooting

March 24, 2013 • State News

FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State Police say they are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Farmington that landed a suspect in the hospital.

The suspect was taken to San Juan Regional [auth] Medical Center, but state police spokesman Tony Lynn said the person’s injuries were not life-threatening. Lynn did not release any other details about the suspect or the circumstances that led to Friday afternoon’s shooting.

The Daily Times reports ( the incident happened near the intersection of Schofield Lane and East 15th Street. Several business owners say there has been more police activity in the area in recent weeks.

Farmington police officers have been involved in three shootings so far this year. The first two resulted in fatalities.

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