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NMSP: Suspect injured in officer-involved shooting on I-25

NMSP: Suspect injured in officer-involved shooting on I-25

Christina Rodriguez
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. 

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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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