Albuquerque police: Man killed in shootout with detective
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police say a man is dead following a shootout with a police detective who suffered minor injuries.
A Police Department spokesman says the gunfire occurred late Tuesday night when after an armed man approached the vehicle of the detective who was conducting a surveillance operation.
The spokesman, Officer Simon Drobik, says the detective wasn’t transported to a hospital and that the shooting occurred after a surveillance operation began in one part of the city and shifted to another area.
No identities were released and no additional information on circumstances of the incident were immediately available.