Suspect shot by officer released from hospital

SANTA ROSA, N.M. (KRQE) – The suspect shot by an officer in Santa Rosa on Tuesday is out of the hospital and in jail.

Kenny Silvers, 20, of Oklahoma is facing charges of aggravated assault on a peace officer.

An officer with Santa Rosa Police shot Silvers after a suspicious vehicle call at the Railyard led to a chase.

State Police is now investigating the incident. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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