08/08/2012

Video: Suspect pulls gun on NM officers, is shot

Just after drugs were exchanged in an undercover bust, the suspected dealer pointed a handgun at officers

By Astrid Galvan
Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE — An Albuquerque police officer conducting an undercover drug bust shot and injured a suspected drug dealer in a restaurant parking lot near Coors and I-40 Monday afternoon, according to police.

The man shot, who has not been identified, was in critical condition at University of New Mexico Hospital, Deputy Chief Paul Feist said. The man was shot once in the upper chest after pointing a gun at officers.

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