Chaves County- This investigation is still active and ongoing. However, the New Mexico State Police will proceed with releasing the names of the officers and deputies involved in the shooting:
• NMSP Sergeant Lawrence Murray; a twenty-one year veteran. Sergeant Murray received injury as a result of the active gun fight.
• Chaves County Deputy Albert Padilla a two-year veteran. Deputy Padilla had no reported injuries.
• NMSP Patrolman Genaro Gaytan, a five-year veteran. Patrolman Gaytan had no reported injuries.
As more information regarding this case becomes available; it will be pushed out in subsequent press releases.
Contact: Sergeant Emmanuel Gutierrez