NMSP Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Lovington

NMSP Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Lovington

LOVINGTON, NM (KWES) - Saturday, the New Mexico State Police was contacted after an officer-involved shooting in Lovington.

It happened around 2:00 p.m. on W. Jefferson St. in Lovington after officers received an emergency call of shots fired at a residence.

Sergeant Elizabeth Armijo, the Public Information Officer of New Mexico State Police says while police investigated the call at the residents in Lovington, shots were fired by law enforcement.

A man was shot as a result, and transported to the hospital where he later died.

This incident is being investigated by the New Mexico State Police Investigations Bureau.

The names of officers involved and any other details on this case will be released when the investigation is complete.