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New Mexico State Police Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting

ARTESIA, NM (KWES) -

Authorities in Eddy County, New Mexico, were involved in a gun fight with a suspected gun dealer.

Authorities went to execute an arrest warrant this morning in the 1800 block of West Feather in Artesia.

When they got there, they say shots were fired at them.

Officers then returned fire.

The report says when they went inside the home, they found Michael Evan, 47, dead.

Evan was wanted on charges of selling a machine gun to undercover agents.

No officers were hurt.

New Mexico State Police is now investigating.

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