Albuquerque police disclose a suspect driving in a stolen vehicle has been shot and killed after he pulled a gun on officers, reports states.
The incident took place Sunday evening just after past 5 p.m. while officers were following a stolen car, according to reports.
Police arrived at a Walmart and watched a man and woman get out of the car. Authorities say the officers approached the couple and the man fled.
Detectives disclosed, the man turned and held up a gun at the officers, and the officers reportedly shot at him. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
According to authorities, the woman was not injured, she was immediately taken into custody.
The names of the slain suspect and the woman are yet to be released and a gun was recovered from the scene
According to reports, the officers, who were not identified, will be on standard paid administrative leave.
Authorities are yet to disclose if officers’ body cameras recorded the shooting.