Santa Fe, New Mexico
January 27, 2016
Agencies: New Mexico State Police DPS
Cause of death: Shooting
Last updated: almost 5 years ago
In a news release, the State Police also disclosed that, in an armed robbery at a nearby Walmart store that preceded the officer-involved shooting, a gunman got away with several thousand dollars and that a large amount of cash also was found later with Flores’ belongings after he was shot.
It was reported on March 24, 2019 that the Santa Fe District Attorney’s office cleared the Santa Fe Police officer in the fatal shooting of Flores, but the office never made a public announcement. according to the report, it was the second time within the prior three years that the office did not make a general announcement that it had found a fatal shooting by an officer to be justified.