Incident

7-15-2023 New Mexico Alamogordo 1-1

Location

July 15, 2023

100 block of Delaware Ave
Alamogordo, New Mexico

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Participant Characteristics:
    • Law Enforcement
  • Name: Officer Anthony Ferguson
  • Age: 41
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: Dominic Cruz De La O
  • Age: 26
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured, Arrested

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Wounded/Injured
  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, or suicide)
  • Officer Involved Incident
  • Officer Involved Shooting - Officer killed
  • Officer Involved Shooting - subject/suspect/perpetrator shot
  • Possession of gun by felon or prohibited person

Notes

Time approximate; traffic stop initiated 2:30am; suspect fled; officer received GSW to face from sawed-off shotgun; suspect GSW leg; Cruz injured in another OIS on 1-29-23; see #2513982

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Shotgun

District

Congressional District: 2
State Senate District: 33
State House District: 51