Family, friends question teen’s death at hands of police
From left, Adolfo Arroyo, 15, Marcos Gonzales, 15, and Amanda Gonzales, Marcos’ mother, light a candle Monday for Victor Villalpando at a memorial at the corner of Corlett Road and Riverside Drive in Española. Villalpando was shot and killed by an Española police officer Sunday. Marcos Gonzales and Villalpando had been friends since they were toddlers. Luis Sánchez Saturno/The New Mexican
State police mum on whether teen fatally shot by Española officer had gun
Posted: Wednesday, June 11, 2014 9:00 pm
Updated: 12:50 pm, Fri Jun 13, 2014.
A state police spokesman on Wednesday continued to refuse to confirm or deny a statement by the head of the Española Police Department that a 16-year-old boy who was shot and killed by a police officer Sunday morning had a gun.
Sgt. Damyan Brown of the state police, which is handling the investigation of the incident, said in an email that no further information would be released, at least until after the officers involved are interviewed Thursday.
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Wednesday, June 11, 2014 9:00 pm.
Updated: 12:50 pm.