The Eastern New Mexico News - Serving Clovis, Portales and the Surrounding Communities

By CMI Staff 

Officer cleared in fatal shooting


August 31, 2012

Courtesy photo This surveillance video footage from La Vista Inn the District Attorney's office released shows Benjamin Selgado, left, aiming a handgun at State Police Officer Bryan Conner before the officer shot him three times in the chest, killing him. An investigation determined that Conner shot and killed Selgado with justification, according to the DA's office on Friday.

State police officer Bryan Conner told investigators he heard two clicks that sounded like Benjamin Selgado had pulled the trigger of a loaded .38 caliber handgun pointed at him before the officer fired his weapon, shooting and killing Selgado on...

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