Mass Shooting in Farmington Leaves 3 Dead and Multiple Injured
Farmington, New Mexico – In a tragic incident that unfolded earlier today, a mass shooting in Farmington has resulted in the loss of three lives and left several others injured.
The Farmington Police Department has confirmed the devastating news, revealing that two officers were among those shot during the incident.
The shooting, which took place in the vicinity of East Apache and North Orchard Avenue, prompted a swift and substantial response from law enforcement and emergency services.
Witnesses reported a significant police presence, with roads blocked off in the area and fire trucks and police cars congregating in a nearby parking lot.
Authorities have disclosed that apart from the three victims who were fatally shot, one suspect was also killed at the scene.
At present, there are no known additional threats in relation to the incident.
As a precautionary measure, residents have been urged to avoid the affected area.
The incident caused a temporary lockdown of seven schools in the vicinity, although those measures have since been lifted.
A photograph obtained from the Tri-City Record displays crime scene tape cordoning off a road in a residential neighborhood, providing a glimpse into the unfolding situation.
The injured officers belong to the Farmington Police Department and the New Mexico State Police.
Thankfully, both officers are reported to be in stable condition despite their injuries.
The community is relieved to hear that their injuries are not life-threatening.
Multiple news crews, including Sky Seven, are en route to Farmington to provide live coverage of the ongoing situation.
The media will continue to update the public on this tragic event.
Our thoughts go out to the victims and their families affected by this senseless act of violence.
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