CHAPARRAL, N.M. – A male suspect in a domestic violence case was critically wounded when shot during a confrontation with sheriff’s deputies, the Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday.
The incident occurred Monday night when deputies responded to a report of domestic violence at a home in Chaparral, a community near the U.S.-Mexico border, the Sheriff’s Office said.
The suspect fled from a house where he allegedly had threatened his parents and deputies found him in the area after a search, the office said.
A statement released by the office didn’t provide details about circumstances of the confrontation and shooting, including whether the suspect was armed.
The statement didn’t provide the suspect’s name or age.