CARLSBAD, N.M. (KRQE) - Police shot and killed a suspect Monday at a Carlsbad motel.
It happened just before noon Monday when the Pecos Valley drug task force was getting ready to arrest a man at a Motel 6 on National Parks Highway.
As they waited for other officers to arrive, the suspect exited the motel and confronted the agents.
Shots were fired and the man was hit.
He later died at the hospital.
His name has not been released, but we're told he is a 35-year-old man from Artesia.
No one else was hurt.
State police is now investigating.