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Dona Ana authorities investigate shooting involving deputy

Dona Ana authorities investigate shooting involving deputy

The Associated Press
September 25, 2019 10:38 AM

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) - Dona Ana County authorities say a shooting involving a sheriff's deputy is under investigation.
    
The Sheriff's Office said a man was transported to a hospital with unknown injuries following the Tuesday night incident that occurred as deputies responded to a report of shots fired in a residential area on the outskirts of Las Cruces.
    
It's not clear whether the injured man was shot and what his condition is.
    
The Sheriff's Office's statement said a deputy reported seeing a man with a gun approaching deputies and that one deputy fired at the man.
    
The statement said officials were investigating why the deputy fired and said the deputy was placed on administrative leave during an investigation is conducted.

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