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Police: Man fatally shot after report of domestic violence


EDGEWOOD, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say the fatal shooting of an Edgewood man by Torrance County sheriff’s deputies stemmed from a domestic violence incident. A New Mexico State Police statement said two deputies shot 37-year-old Travis Boawn while investigating a report that Boawn allegedly attacked a woman with a claw hammer inside their shared residence on Monday. According to the statement, the Sheriff’s Office got a 911 call reporting that a local medical center had a patient with injuries suffered in a domestic violence incident. The statement said didn’t say what led up the shooting of Boawn at the residence. No other identities were released.

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