Farmington, NM – Two police officers were shot and at least three civilians were killed by an active shooter in Farmington on Monday.
Police said the incident began shortly before 11 a.m. on May 15 when a gunman opened fire near Dustin Avenue and East Navio Street, reported.
Three civilians were fatally shot by the gunman.
There is no word on how many other civilians may have been injured during the incident.
Two officers were wounded in a gunfight with the suspect, KOAT reported.
Police said officers confronted the gunman and the shooter was killed in an exchange of gunfire with police.
The wounded officers were transported to San Juan Regional Medical Center for treatment of their injuries, KOAT reported.
Officials have not yet released any information about details of the heroes’ injuries.
However, they said that one of the wounded officers was a member of the Farmington Police Department and the other wounded hero is a member of the New Mexico State Police.
Authorities also have not yet identified the civilians or the gunman, KOAT reported.
#breaking Farmington,NM – Law Enforcement working a shooting near Apache and Dustin streets where police have a staging area . 4 schools on lockdown in that general vicinity. pic.twitter.com/xim3YFgsip
— Daryl Orr (@WxWyDaryl) May 15, 2023
Police are responding to a reported active shooter incident in Farmington, New Mexico. #Developing #Farmington #NewMexico #NM #Shooting pic.twitter.com/CNThWtWbqp
— READY ALERTS (@ReadyAlerts) May 15, 2023
🚨#BREAKING: Reports of an active shooter and multiple people dead in front of a church in Farmington, New Mexico. Unconfirmed dispatch audio reporting three dead and an officer down.
— Breaking News 24/7 (@Worldsource24) May 15, 2023
Active shooter and manhunt happening in Farmington, NM#farmington #newmexico #breaking #news #breakingnews #shooting
— Crime With Bobby (@crimewithbobby) May 15, 2023
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