CARLSBAD, N.M. (KRQE) – A man who repeatedly shot at a sheriff’s deputy in Carlsbad last week had previously been convicted of second-degree murder.
Fabian Fierro, 36, was convicted in the 1997 death of a 19-year-old Roswell man.
According to on line court records he was sentenced to 15 years but was then paroled.
Last Wednesday Eddy County deputies say Fierro and a 17-year-old fired at him after he tried to pull them over.
Carlsbad police later arrested them after a 7 hour standoff.
Investigators say since being paroled, Fierro has been charged with several misdemeanor offenses, including drug possession and evading officers.