Eddy County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Deadly Shooting Ivolving National Park Ranger

WE’RE LEARNING MORE ABOUT AN OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING IN EDDY COUNTY. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

IT HAPPENED SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT RATTLESNAKE SPRINGS…AFTER A NATIONAL PARK RANGER FROM CARLSBAD CAVERNS NATIONAL PARK TRIED TO STOP A PICKUP TRUCK THAT WAS DRIVING ERRATICALLY. INVESTIGATORS WITH THE EDDY COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE SAY CHARLES LORENTZ, OF COLORADO, IMMEDIATELY GOT OUT OF THE VEHICLE AND ATTACKED THE RANGER WHO OPENED FIRE. LORENTZ DIED AT TEH SCENE…THE RANGER — WHO SO FAR HAS NOT BEEN IDENTIFIED — WAS NOT INJURED IN THE ALTARCATION. THE INCIDENT REMAINS UNDER INVESTIGATION.