Officer-involved shooting confirmed in Eunice

Officer-involved shooting confirmed in Eunice

EUNICE, NM (KWES) - Authorities confirmed an officer-involved shooting in Eunice Tuesday afternoon is the cause of some street closures and heavy police presence in the city.

Chief of Police Jimmie Jones says the shooting happened around 4 p.m. and that the intersection of Main St. and Avenue G is currently blocked off.

The New Mexico State Police is currently on the scene investigating.

It is unclear at this time if there are any injuries or if any arrests have been made. More information is expected later today.

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