Updated: January 21, 2020 05:32 PM
Created: January 21, 2020 11:05 AM
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A suspect was injured in an officer-involved shooting on I-25 Tuesday morning. The San Antonio exit on northbound I-25 was closed for hours as police cleared the scene.
New Mexico State Police Deputy Chief Carolyn Huynh said an officer shot a man who was pointing a gun while walking along I-25. The officer was responding to an abandoned vehicle when he came across the suspect.
The suspect has a non-life threatening injury. The officer was not injured.
The officer is part of an ongoing operation that is cracking down on driving offenses.
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