Statement from Gov. Susana Martinez

Gov. Susana Martinez

 

STATE News:

SANTA FE – Gov. Susana Martinez issued a statement Saturday night following the shooting of law enforcement officers in Albuquerque. According to reports, a gunman ordered a citizen to call police and when they arrived – he opened fire – wounding two Albuquerque police officers and a Bernalillo County sheriff’s deputy. All three law enforcement officers were hospitalized with gunshot wounds. The gunman died at the scene.

Governor’s statement:

“I spoke tonight to Chief Banks and Sheriff Houston to offer my unwavering support for their departments and their officers. I have offered any and all help they may need from the State Police, the Department of Public Safety, and the Department of Corrections. My husband is a life-long law enforcement officer, so I fully understand the danger that our police officers face each and every day and the impact it has on their loved ones. I ask all New Mexicans to join Chuck and me in keeping these officers and their loved ones in our prayers.”

 

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