CLOVIS (AP) — New Mexico state police are investigating the shooting death of a former law enforcement official who was elected as a Tucumcari city commissioner in March.
Capt. Jimmy Glascock says circumstances surrounding Daniel Lopez's death remain under investigation, but authorities are not searching for a suspect.
Lopez died at a hospital Sunday morning after police found him injured by a gunshot in his home Saturday night.
The Clovis News Herald (http://bit.ly/TBCiGG ) reports that Lopez was a former state police captain stationed in Tucumcari and a former chief of the Tucumcari Police Department.