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Alamagordo Officer Killed

Alamagordo Officer Killed

back to our coverage on the officer involved shooting in alamogordo. it happened before 9 o'clock this morning on the 600 block of south florida in alamogordo. officer clint corvinus was 33- years old. he was a 4-and-half year veteran of the alamogordo police department. he leaves behind a 8- year old daughter and a girlfriend. the suspect, seen here, identified as 38-year old joseph moreno. abc-7's evan folan continues our complete coverage tonight.... he's live with the latest, evan. the community of alamagordo mourns tonight - while the police department remains on high alert following a direct threat on law enforcement... 2-6 16-24 1:04-1:12 " a direct threat to la enforcement by known associates of the suspect" that threat left law enforcement on high alert. helicopters... high power rifles ... armored trucks. tactical teams and dozens of law enforcement. "it' shocking it's scary it is very scary you don't know when it's going to happen or if you'll be in the wrong place at the wrong time." tap blocked off the streets as investigators combed the scene. before that tape went up - two uniformed officers were patroling the area when they came across joseph moreno - a wanted man with 3 active warrants. the officers made contact and that's when moreno ran. "at some point during the foo pursuit shots were fired" the body of the suspec lay underneath that white sheet. "you hear of stuff like this in big cities like albuquerque and el paso but not alamagordo." 33-year-old officer clint corvinus was shot during the foot pursuit. he rushed to the hospital..where he later died. he leaves behind an 8-year-old daughter and girlfriend. "the officer will be missed by everyone in the community - it is important that we take care of everyone in this communtiy and i am sorry for his family." officer corvinus was no stranger to almagordo - he attended high school there at academy del sol and worked for the police department for almost 5 years. there are still a lot of questions to be answered as this investigation continues. but we will be sure to update you with the very latest online and on air. for the third time in less


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