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.