US Marshals Deputy Fatally Shoots Fugitive In NM

Jul 3, 2014

The U.S. Marshals Service says a deputy has fatally shot a fugitive in southwest Albuquerque while trying to serve a federal arrest warrant.

They say deputy U.S. Marshals and task force officers from the District of New Mexico weren't injured in Wednesday's incident.

Details of the shooting weren't immediately released.

KOB-TV reports Albuquerque police responded to the scene on reports of a possible dead body along with the Office of the Medical Investigator.

Officials with the Marshals Service say they cannot comment further because the incident is under investigation.

They say the investigation is being handled by the multi-jurisdictional Officer Involved Shooting Investigative Team comprised of New Mexico State Police, Albuquerque Police Department, Bernalillo County Sheriff's Department and Bernalillo District Attorney's Office with the assistance of the FBI.