Tucumcari Police, Quay Sheriff’s Office investigate shooting


Staff Report

The Tucumcari Police Department and Quay County Sheriff’s Office are jointly investigating a shooting that occurred early Friday morning on the 900 block of East Rankin in Tucumcari, said Tucumcari Police Chief Jason Braziel.
At 3:38 a.m., Friday, an officer responded to a 911 call that reported a shooting on the 1000 block of East Hines, according to police call logs.
Braziel said upon further investigation by officers, it was determined that the shooting had occurred at a residence on the 900 block of East Rankin Avenue. He said no fatalities have been reported.
Braziel said one person was injured as a result of the shooting; the victim’s identity is not being released because of the active investigation. Braziel said the victim’s condition is not yet known.


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