BREAKING NEWS: Rio Rancho PD in Officer Involved Shooting, Vehicle Flees to Albuquerque


August 11, 2022, 3:21 pm


Posted 08/11/2022 9:30AM

Updated 08/11/2022 1:11PM (Updates location of incident and vehicle found)

The suspect vehicle.

On August 11th, 2022, at approximately 8:15am Rio Rancho Police Officers encountered a stolen vehicle and resulted in an officer involved shooting. The suspects are outstanding at this time. The rear window of the vehicle is now broken out, and there is a trash bag on the passenger side window. The suspects are armed and dangerous.

The vehicle rammed police units and shots were fired in the incident. The back window of the the Tahoe was shot out.

Multi agencies are searching the Rio Rancho and Albuquerque area for the suspect vehicle. The vehicle headed toward Albuquerque after firing at officers. One officer involved sustained a non life threatening injury.

Meadowlark Lane and Sara Rd SE is where Rio Rancho Police located the vehicle and the traffic stop was started.

Yesterday, the vehicle was stolen from Albuquerque and Albuquerque Police Department took the report from the victim.

As of 1:09PM, Rio Rancho Police have confirmed they have found the suspect vehicle. The suspect(s) are still on the loose.

We will provide updates when available.


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