Suspect Killed In Police Shooting At N.M. School

May 1, 2013

TULAROSA, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State Police say they're investigating after a 19-year-old man was fatally shot in a confrontation with officers at a southern New Mexico elementary school.

Authorities say the shooting happened outside the Tularosa Elementary School Tuesday night, but had nothing to do with the school. They say because of the investigation, the school will be closed Wednesday.

Police say several rounds were fired during the altercation with Jesse Vigil of Tularosa and he was pronounced dead at the scene.