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Suspect killed during SWAT standoff in Albuquerque

Suspect killed during SWAT standoff in Albuquerque

Christina Rodriguez
Updated: October 16, 2020 08:13 PM
Created: October 16, 2020 11:15 AM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Police killed a person during a SWAT standoff at the Imperial Inn Motel on Central, west of I-25. 

Police were called to the motel after receiving reports of shots being fired.


Police said they tried over 200 times to contact the man, who eventually tried to exit through a window.

As he exited, police said a confrontation between the man and officers ensued. At least one officer fired shots at the suspect, which resulted in his death.

Police did not say whether the suspect fired at officers. However, they say a firearm was recovered.

No officers were hurt.

A multi-jurisdictional team is investigating the shooting.  

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