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Carlsbad police searching for suspect following deadly shooting

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CARLSBAD, NM (KWES) -

The Carlsbad Police Department is searching for a suspect following a deadly early morning shooting.

The shooting happened in the 300 block of Peachtree in reference to shots fired.

When officers arrived, they found a driver of a light colored van had been struck multiple times by an unknown firearm.

The driver, who was later identified as Eric A. Florez, 41, died on the scene from his injuries.

Witnesses told police they saw a white pickup truck as a possible suspect vehicle.

The vehicle is believed to have light damage on the right rear side.

If you have any information on this case or who the suspect may be, contact Det. Adrian Rivera at (575) 885-2111 ext. 245 or Lt. Jon Blackmon at (575) 885-2111 ext. 221

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