Man charged after standoff, high speed chase

EDDY COUNTY, N.M. (KRQE) – The suspect who led Eddy County Sheriff’s deputies on a high speed chase then caused a seven hour swat situation earlier this week has been charged.

A deputy tried to pull over 35-year-old Fabian Fierro around midnight Tuesday,

But deputies say Fierro and his 17-year-old passenger took off, leading authorities on a wild chase through town.

During the chase, someone inside the car fired shots outside the window.

Then, Fierro and the teen got out of the car and barricaded themselves inside a house for several hours.

Fierro and the teen are facing charges including aggravated assault and shooting from a motor vehicle.

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