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3 dead, 2 injured in Farmington attack


Four people, including a suspect, were killed and two police officers wounded in a shooting in northwestern New Mexico on Monday, authorities said.

Three “civilian victims” were killed, Farmington police said, in addition to a suspect who was “confronted and killed at the scene.”

A Farmington police officer and a member of the state police were also injured, Farmington police said. Both were stable.

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agents and San Juan County Sheriff’s deputies also responded to the shooting.

Investigators concentrated their work on Dustin Avenue between Ute and Apache streets in Farmington, officials said.

The city, with a population of just over 46,000, is about 200 miles northwest of the state capital of Santa Fe.

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