Man shot by sheriff’s deputy near Allsup’s

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SANTA FE, N.M. – New Mexico State Police are investigating a shooting involving the Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office Thursday evening.

Officials said deputies responded to a call around 3:40 p.m. about an intoxicated and distraught individual who entered the Allsup’s at Avenida Del Sur and NM Highway 14. They said at some point the individual fired his weapon outside of the store.

According to police, deputies and SWAT team members attempted to negotiate with the armed individual for two hours, and shots were fired by a Santa Fe County deputy who was on scene.

State police say the suspect was injured and deputies are OK via Twitter.

The deputy involved in the shooting will be placed on a standard three-day administrative leave.

This is an ongoing investigation, stay with KOB 4 and for updates.

New Mexico State Police is investigating an OIS involving the Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office Avenida Del Sur and NM Highway 14 in Santa Fe. Suspect injured, deputies are okay and uninjured. More information when available.

— NMSP (@NMStatePolice) September 17, 2021