WIFE: Officer shot victim in front of daughter
POSTED: Wednesday, January 30, 2013 - 7:43pm
UPDATED: Thursday, January 31, 2013 - 2:23pm
EL PASO — NC9 spoke with the wife of the man killed at the Casa Barranca apartment complex in west El Paso. She says U.S. Marshals shot and killed her husband in front of her daughter.
It happened around 2 Wednesday afternoon. U.S. Marshals were executing two felony warrants out of Las Cruces. His wife says her husband planned on turning himself in Wednesday.
The FBI says the man assaulted one of the Marshals executing the search warrant.
Law enforcement vehicles filled the parking lot of the Casa Barranca apartment complex in response to the shooting. U.S. Marshals, El Paso Police and Sheriff's officials were at the scene.
Tune in to NC9 at 10 for the latest on the shooting.