Video Captured of Officer Involved Shooting in Las Cruces [CAUTION]
Las Cruces police confirm one person is dead following an officer involved shooting. The incident happened near Lohman Avenue and Telshor Boulevard after the suspect was involved in an pursuit with a stolen vehicle.
The video of the shooting was uploaded to Facebook by Elias ElCoyote Estrada. You can hear a female passenger in the vehicle say,'Does he have a gun, tambien?' Then, as muffled gunshots start to pop, the subject can be seen falling to the ground.
According to a police spokesperson, the subject came at an officer leading to two of the officers opening fire. The shooting occurred at the same time the funeral for Hatch Police Officer Jose Chavez was ending.
The subject was dead on arrival at the hospital.