NM man accused of pointing a handgun at motorists

November 6, 2013 • State News

FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — A Farmington man has been arrested for allegedly pointing a gun at passing motorists.

San Juan County Sheriff’s [auth] officials say 29-year-old Ernesto Lorenzo Kee Jr. is being held on suspicion of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Sheriff’s deputies and Farmington police were dispatched to the area of Oscar Thomas Park late Tuesday after a man in a hoodie with a gun who appeared to be intoxicated.

Authorities located Kee but say he wouldn’t acknowledge any of their commands and was walking into traffic.

They say Kee was tased twice with a stun gun and taken into custody and a handgun was found in his right hand.

There were no reported injuries.

Sheriff’s officials didn’t know Wednesday if Kee has a lawyer yet.

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