BREAKING: New Mexico Officer Shot and Killed During Foot Pursuit

Officer Clint Corvinus; Photo: Alamogordo Police Dept.

Officer Clint Corvinus; Photo: Alamogordo Police Dept.

An Alamogordo, NM police officer was shot and killed Friday morning during a foot pursuit.

The incident occurred after Officer Clint Corvinus, 33, contacted suspect Joseph Moreno, 38. Moreno fled on foot and gunfire was exchanged.

Suspect Joseph Moreno; Photo: Otero County

Suspect Joseph Moreno; Photo: Otero County

Officer Corvinus was struck by gunfire and transported to a local hospital for treatment; however, he died of his injuries. Moreno was also shot and died on scene.

Officer Corvinus was a four and a half year veteran of the force and is survived by his 8-year old daughter. 

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