Authorities investigate reported shooting at New Mexico wildlife refuge

Authorities continue to investigate the reported shooting of a man at the Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge near Roswell, but say the victim isn...

January 16, 2023
8:50 PM

Authorities continue to investigate the reported shooting of a man at the Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge near Roswell, but say the victim isn't being cooperative.Chaves County Sheriff's officials placed the refuge's visitor center and trails on lockdown Friday afternoon after a man was found bleeding from a gunshot wound.He was transported to a hospital and authorities said he suffered injuries not considered life-threatening.The man's name, age and hometown still weren't available Sunday and neither was a possible motive for the shooting.

Associated Press