BCSO shares new details on fatal South Valley shooting

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office released new details Thursday on a fatal South Valley shooting earlier this month.

The shooting happened the morning of April 16 during a welfare check near Don Felipe Road in Albuquerque.

A BCSO spokesperson said deputies confronted 35-year-old Jared Romero, who allegedly held a knife. Then, at least one deputy fired at him and killed him.

Deputies didn’t suffer any injuries in the shooting.