SIERRA COUNTY, N.M. (KRQE) – A homicide in Sierra County has sheriff’s deputies looking for a gunman they believe is in his 50s.
The sheriff says it happened in Las Palomas, which is just south of Truth or Consequences before noon Saturday.
Someone called 911 saying a man, believed to be in his 30s, had been shot.
The victim died a short time later.
At this time there’s no word of a motive but officials say the victim and suspect knew each other.
Their names have not been released.