A New Mexico police officer died Sunday after being stabbed whereas responding to a report of trespassing, in line with officers.
Las Cruces Police Division patrol officer Jonah Hernandez responded to a name reporting trespassing within the 300 block of South Valley Drive at round 5 p.m. Sunday, the police division wrote on Fb.
The investigation is in its preliminary levels, however police consider Hernandez was stabbed by the suspect who allegedly trespassed onto the property.
Hernandez was transported to MountainView Regional Medical Heart, the place he died from his accidents.
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Police additionally discovered that the suspect was shot and killed by a witness who noticed no less than a part of the interplay between Hernandez and the alleged trespasser.
A witness then used Hernandez’s radio to name for assist.
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Hernandez, from El Paso, Texas, had labored for the Las Cruces Police Division for 2 years. He leaves behind his spouse and two sons, ages 10 and a couple of.
The suspect has been recognized solely as a 29-year-old man. Police mentioned his title won’t be launched till his subsequent of kin have been notified.