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Three victims, one suspect killed in Farmington shooting

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Four people, including a suspect, were killed and two police officers were wounded in a shooting in Farmington, New Mexico Monday morning.

 

Farmington Police responded to a call about shots being fired around 11 am. Officers from the Farmington Police Department, the San Juan County Sheriff’s Office, and the New Mexico State Police all responded.

 

According to a Facebook post from the FPD, one suspect was confronted and killed on scene.

 

Two officers were reportedly shot; one from the FPD and another from the State Police. The officers were both eventually listed as stable at the San Juan Regional Medical Center.

 

According to a press release, at least three people died at the scene, along with the suspect.

 

At this time, the suspect has not been identified, although Famrington Deputy Police Chief Baric Crum did say that he was an 18-year-old man.

 

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham released a statement about the shooting Monday afternoon.

 

"I am grateful to law enforcement for their quick response and that there does not appear to be any ongoing threat to public safety. I have directed the state to provide whatever support the city and county need as they conduct a thorough investigation and as the community begins to heal,” Lujan Grisham said. “I am praying for the families of the victims, the wounded and the entire community of Farmington following this horrific tragedy.”

 

If anyone has any immediate information on this incident, please call Farmington dispatch at 505-334-6622.