The New Mexico State Police is investigating another officer-involved shooting that occurred in Lea County on Sunday.
Roswell NMSP Dispatch were contacted. around 6 p.m., about Amy Reyna who had several federal warrants in Texas and New Mexico. The Denver City, Texas, Police Department and the Yoakum County Sheriff’s Department pursued the vehicle in which Reyna was a passenger, after a Yoakum County deputy stopped it and recognized her.
The driver of the vehicle fled and was arrested after a short foot pursuit. Reyna, 35, got into the driver’s seat and continued driving toward New Mexico.
YCSD and DCPD asked for assistance from Lea County Sheriff’s Office. Once inside the State borders, Reyna veered off State Road 132 near mile marker 9, about 15 miles north of Hobbs, and entered pasture land. Reyna abandoned the vehicle.
The combined law enforcement agencies surrounded her. Officers discharged their weapons. She died as result of the gunshot wounds she received at the scene.