Three Confirmed Dead After Aztec Shooting

Dec 7, 2017

Three people are confirmed dead after a shooting Thursday morning at Aztec High School. According to the San Juan County Sheriff's Department, law enforcement responded to an active shooter at Aztec High School shortly after 8:00 Thursday morning. 

At a press conference yesterday afternoon local law enforcement stated that they received calls about an active shooter at Aztec High School shortly after 8:00 a.m. Few other details were provided except that the shooter was a male and died during the shooting. It was unclear how the shooter died.

The San Juan County Sheriff's Office has identified the two victims as Casey Jordan Marquez, a Senior at Aztec High School, and Francisco Fernandez, a Junior at the school. New Mexico State Police declined to identify the suspect and whether he was a student at the school. They also declined to comment on what type of weapons or how many were used in the attack. No other injuries were reported.

The investigation will continue with multiple law enforcement agencies involved and more information will be provided in the next few days.

A press conference is scheduled for Friday morning at 11:00 at the San Juan County Sheriff's Office.