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Man shot in Rocky Ford, police investigating

Posted at 3:26 PM, Sep 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-17 17:27:00-04

ROCKY FORD -Rocky Ford Police are investigating a shooting that left one man injured Sunday night.

Rocky Ford Police Officers and deputies with the Otero County Sheriff’s Office were called to Main Street just before 9 p.m. on a person who was shot. Dispatch also received multiple reports of shots fired in the area.

Upon arrival, officers found a victim in the 100 block of Pine Ave. The victim, later identified as Robert Herrera from Rocky Ford, was transported to a local hospital.

It is unknown what led up to the shooting as this is an ongoing investigation.