Albuquerque,NM (KKOB) –On Wednesday New Mexico State Police have identified the man shot and killed by authorities during a Sept. 6th armed standoff and hostage situation at his Moriarity home, as 46 year old Cimmaron Christy.
Christy had fired multiple shots from the home where he was holding his wife.
He fired multiple shots at the officers as he exited from the northwest side of his home.
NMSP attempted to negotiate a peaceful surrender but Christy continued to be armed with a gun, and would not surrender. After threatening to shoot at his neighbors with his gun, an APD SWAT officer shot Christy, who suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene.