New Mexico State Police Charge Otero County Man in Officer Involved Shooting

WE’RE LEARNING MORE ABOUT A LAW ENFORCEMENT INVOLVED SHOOTING LAST MONTH IN OTERO COUNTY. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

IT ALL STARTED WITH A DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CALL AT A HOME IN CLOUDCROFT ON THE EVENING OF DECEMBER 28th. AN OTERO COUNTY DEPUTY AND TWO AGENTS WITH NEW MEXICO GAME AND FISH RESPONDED TO THE CALL. WHEN THEY ARRIVED, THEY FOUND 54-YEAR-OLD THOMAS RYAN STANDING ON AN UPSTAIRS PORCH WITH A HANDGUN. INVESTIGATORS SAY RYAN FIRED AT LEAST ONE ROUND AT THE DEPUTY AND AGENTS…WHO QUICKLY RETURNED FIRE. NOBODY WAS HIT…HOURS LATER, RYAN WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY. STATE POLICE HAVE CHARGED HIM WITH THREE COUNTS OF AGGRAVATED ASSAULT WITH A DEADLY WEAPON ON A PEACE OFFICER.