Slain suspect was unarmed, family says

BLOOMFIELD – The family of a Bloomfield man fatally shot by police says he was unarmed.

The Daily Times reported that the son of Jonathan Rogers said Thursday that his father did not have a firearm in his hand when he was killed.

Authorities say Bloomfield police fatally shot the 61-year-old Rogers after a report of a domestic dispute.

New Mexico State Police say two Bloomfield police officers responded to a domestic and were confronted with a suspect with a deadly weapon.

State Police Lt. Emmanuel Gutierrez says the agencies won’t comment on the family’s remarks and will continue to investigate the shooting.

Authorities say no officers were injured.

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