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Person rushed to UMC after receiving gunshot wounds in Santa Teresa

Ongoing shooting investigation in Santa Teresa
Drew Cosgray
Ongoing shooting investigation in Santa Teresa

SANTA TERESA, New Mexico -- The Doña Ana County Sheriff's Office are investigating after one person suffered serious gunshot injuries.

Officials said the incident happened around 5:15 p.m. Sunday afternoon in Santa Teresa. It occurred in a desert area off of Pete Domenici Highway.

The Doña Ana County Sheriff, Kim Stewart, told ABC-7 it was an "accidental discharge of a firearm."

Sheriff Stewart confirmed it was a male victim who received the injuries.

No other information could be provided about the victim or a possible suspect.

Officials at the Sunland Park Fire Department said the person was taken to University Medical Center.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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