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Lovington Thieves Caught in El Paso Following High Speed Chase

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

EL PASO - Some thieves from Lovington, New Mexico were caught after a high speed chase and gunfight.

Authorities caught Enrique Quiroga, Maritza Mota and Sayra Baez in El Paso on Sunday.

They're still on the lookout for 19-year-old Jonathan Thompson.

Police say the four stole a car in Lovington, headed to Roswell then carjacked a driver at gunpoint.

According to the report, the group went into Beall's department store where they stole several items.

One of the guys even flashed a gun when a manager tried to stop them.

Police say they headed to Odessa then to El Paso where they got caught.

They led authorities on a high speed chase and gunfire also erupted.

Quiroga was hit several times.

There's no word on his condition.

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