Details emerge on NM OIS incident

Man shot by cops stole Mom's car and officers fired as car almost hit them


 

By Bill Rodgers
Albuquerque Journal
SANTA FE — A State Police search warrant affidavit provides new details of last week's police shooting in which Santa Fe city officers wounded the driver of a stolen SUV that was carrying four passengers, including a young child.

Roberto Mendez, 25, the man who was shot in the face by Santa Fe officers, had stolen the vehicle from his mother, an officer's search warrant affidavit states.

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