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Defendant pleads not guilty in shotgun death of police officer in New Mexico

Jul. 31, 2023 20:59 PM EDT

ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) — A man accused of shooting an Alamogordo, New Mexico, police officer in the face with a sawed-off shotgun during a foot chase pleaded not guilty to charges of first degree murder, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, resisting an officer and more at a court hearing...

Police officer in New Mexico fatally shot by a suspect following a foot chase

Jul. 17, 2023 19:56 PM EDT

ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) — An Alamogordo police officer who was shot in the face with a sawed-off shotgun during a foot chase with a suspect has died, authorities said Monday. Forty-one-year-old Anthony Ferguson, an 11-year veteran of the Alamogordo Police Department, was airlifted to...

New Mexico police officer is critically wounded from being shot in the face by a suspect

Jul. 16, 2023 14:17 PM EDT

ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) — A suspect has been arrested in the shooting of an Alamogordo police officer who remained hospitalized Sunday in critical but stable condition, authorities said. Dominic De La O, 26, of Alamogordo was arrested after a shootout with the officer around 2:30...