Suspect shot and killed by police in downtown Albuquerque

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A person was shot by police in downtown Albuquerque and died in the hospital overnight.

Officers were dispatched to a bank in the area of 5th and Roma where a suspect allegedly threw a rock through a window and threatened people there.

A little later, around 1 a.m. Thursday, a suspect approached a prisoners transport unit in that area where police say he was given a criminal trespassing notice in the past.

The person then began to leave the area and police tried to track him down. That’s when he reportedly pulled out a knife and dove toward officers.

Officers allegedly tried to use a taser on the suspect before one of the officers pulled out a gun. The suspect was shot and later died from his wounds in the hospital.

Police are still investigating what exactly happened. No further details are available at this time.

This is a developing story. Stay with and KOB 4 Eyewitness News for more updates.