Two City Of Espanola Police Officers Involved In Fatal Shooting Of Suspect Tuesday Evening


Two City of Española Police Officers were involved in a fatal shooting with one  suspect on Thursday, June 8, 2021 at 9:30 pm in the north central part of  Española on Calle Ranchitos Road.  

New Mexico State Police is handling the investigation and the officers involved  have been placed on three days administrative leave in accordance with  Española Police Department policy.  

Both officers are safe. To preserve the integrity of the investigation their names  will be released after their interviews have been concluded by New Mexico  State Police.