State Police identify suspect fatally shot by police near Santa Fe

SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – State Police have named the man killed by police.

Two Santa Fe police officers and a state cop were following a stolen Mercedes on Saturday and spotted it in the community of Eldorado.

While arrested 33-year-old Andrew Lucero, police say Lucero jumped into a patrol car and tried to take off.

Santa Fe Officer Leo Guzman tried to stop him and was pinned between the car door and a tree.

Officer Guzman then shot Lucero, killing him.

Guzman was treated for a leg injury. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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