Shooting Suspect Arrested in Chaves County

A STANDOFF IN LAKE ARTHUR, NEW MEXICO, THURSDAY NIGHT WITH A 29 YEAR OLD MAN ENDS PEACEFULLY. SUSPECT JACOB MONTOYA WAS ARRESTED AND IS CHARGED FOR HIS PART IN A SHOOTING THAT OCCURRED IN MARCH. HE WAS ARRESTED BY CHAVES COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES, HAGERMAN POLICE AND ROSWELL POLICE. MONTOYA REFUSED TO COME OUT OF A HOME IN LAKE ARTHUR, SO CHAVES COUNTY DEPUTIES CALLED IN THE ROSWELL DEPARTMENT SWAT TEAM.

MONTOYA THEN GAVE HIMSELF UP WITH NO TROUBLE. HE FACES AN AGGRAVATED BATTERY CHARGE FOR SHOOTING A WOMAN IN LAKE ARTHUR.

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