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Española man killed, State Police agent injured in shooting

Mary Romero stands in the bathroom where Rogelio Cisneros-Chavez was shot and killed by State Police Thursday night. A State Police officer was also shot during the incident. Romero is the mother of Chavez' girlfriend who lives at the appartment. (Eddie Moore/Albuquerque Journal)
Mary Romero stands in the bathroom where Rogelio Cisneros-Chavez was shot and killed by State Police Thursday night. A State Police officer was also shot during the incident. Romero is the mother of Chavez' girlfriend who lives at the appartment. (Eddie Moore/Albuquerque Journal)
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Rogelio Cisneros-Chavez, 22, killed in a shooting involving State Police agents.

Rogelio Cisneros-Chavez, 22, killed in a shooting involving State Police agents.

Rogelio Cisneros-Chavez, 22, of Española, was killed Thursday night and an unnamed State Police agent was injured during a shooting at the Las Lomas Apartments, according to a State Police statement.

Agents with the State Police Investigations Bureau were looking for Cisneros-Chavez, who was a suspect in a $7,600 larceny case and had a warrant out for his arrest.

They found Cisneros-Chavez in apartment 323 just before 9 p.m. Multiple gunshots were fired. Cisneros-Chavez received fatal gunshot wounds and died of his injuries in the apartment. A State Police officer was taken to a hospital after receiving a gunshot wound. He was in stable condition, coherent and talking following the shooting.

The case is under investigation by the State Police.

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