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Local man fatally shot by deputy

Robert Roybal was involved in hostage situation, say police.

A Tucumcari man was fatally shot by a Quay County sheriff's deputy during a hostage situation June 19 in Tucumcari.

Robert Roybal, 55, was killed by a single shot fired just after 4:50 a.m. A release from the New Mexico State Police said Roybal had s...