Man sues NM state police over son's shooting death

Posted at: 11/27/2012 7:31 AM
By: The Associated Press

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico State Police have been sued by the father of a Glorieta man who was fatally shot by officers last year as they responded to a reported road-rage incident on Interstate 25.

The Santa Fe New Mexican reports that the wrongful death lawsuit was filed Wednesday in state district court by 34-year-old Samuel Pauly's father.

State police spokesman Robert McDonald declined to comment on the lawsuit. Pauly died in October 2011 after he was shot in the chest by state police officers who were responding to a reported road-rage incident involving Pauly's brother, Daniel Pauly.

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