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Bernalillo police officers involved in a fatal shooting

June 5, 2019

BERNALILLO, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State Police say they are investigating a fatal shooting involving police officers from the town of Bernalillo.

They say Bernalillo police were dispatched about a shots-fired call at an apartment around 9:30 a.m. Wednesday.

When officers arrived, they reported seeing a man with a gun.

He was later identified as 28-year-old Fabian Rivera of Bernalillo.

Two Bernalillo police officers fired shots at Rivera, who was transported to a trauma center where he was pronounced dead.

State Police say details about the incident including what led up to the shooting is under investigation.

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