New details emerge in Farmington chase, shooting

New details emerge in Farmington chase, shooting


FARMINGTON, N.M. (KRQE) – Turns out it was a US Marshal who shot a man after a chase in Farmington this week.

Police tried to stop John Marszalek on east Main Street Wednesday but he wouldn’t stop leading police on two separate chases.

They say he rammed a Farmington police officer’s patrol car then started stabbing himself in the throat.

That’s when a Farmington police officer and a us marshal tased him.

A Marshal then shot him.

Marszalek later died from his injuries however it’s still not clear if he died from his stab wounds or the gunshot.

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