Deputies Respond to Report of a Shooting

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Ref: Deputies Respond to Report of a Shooting on County Road 3958 in Farmington NM

Date: 12/12/2011

 

San Juan County, NM – On 12/12/2011, at approximately 1450 hrs, the San Juan County Sheriff’s Office responded to County Road 3958, in the Farmington, NM area regarding a report of shots fired.

Upon the deputies arrival they were able to determine that an altercation had occurred at a residence on County Road 3958. A gun was displayed at some point and rounds were fired resulting in the death of Christopher Lucero, age 32, of Farmington NM.

A suspect believed to be responsible for the shooting was taken into custody by the Sheriff’s Office and is being interviewed by detectives. Deputies are also currently interviewing witnesses and obtaining search warrants for the resident where the incident occurred.

More information will be released as soon as it becomes available.