Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Police Name Suspect In Shooting of Deputy.

Byline: Journal Staff Report

A Santa Fe County sheriff's deputy was recovering from a gunshot wound to the head Saturday while the suspected shooter and three others arrested as potential accessories remained in custody at the Santa Fe County jail.

Information about the reason for the shooting proved elusive Saturday while State Police continued their investigation.

Sheriff Ray Sisneros said Deputy Joe Coriz is expected to be released from St. Vincent Hospital in Santa Fe today. A bullet lacerated his scalp while he was on a call at an Airport Road mobile home park Friday night.

"Another centimeter and he wouldn't be with us. It was that close," Sisneros said. …

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