Suspect Killed by BCSO Identified


December 10, 2021, 12:13 am

ABQRAW staffPosted: December 9, 2021 05:12 PM

Albuquerque –

The Bernalillo County Sheriff’s office released the name of the latest suspect who was shot and killed by a BCSO Sheriff deputy on 12/07/2021. Deputies were called to two different scenes of a domestic violence incident when the suspect showed up to the second scene.

Suspect Mario Armando Diaz who was shot by BCSO Deputy

At the second scene BCSO representatives say Mario Armando Diaz saw Deputies and fled on foot from them. After an altercation with deputies they fired at least one shot and Diaz was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to court records, Diaz had a criminal record dating back to 2003. The most recent arrest in 2020 was an aggravated battery against a household member and drug possession.

According to the criminal complaint in 2020, Diaz was choking his girlfriend. Those charges were dismissed because the victim did not want to proceed with charges.


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