Edgewood, NM- On January 6, 2022, at approximately 8:00 p.m., the Edgewood Police Department (EPD) responded to 51 Park Road #C in Edgewood, New Mexico, in reference to a shooting victim. When EPD officers arrived at the scene, they located a deceased male subject identified as Kalan La Fleur (41) of Edgewood inside a green Ford Explorer SUV with what appeared to be a gunshot wound.
At the request of the Edgewood Police Department, the New Mexico State Police Investigations Bureau investigated this incident. During the investigation, agents learned La Fleur drove his vehicle to 51 Park Road #C in Edgewood, where he encountered a 35-year-old male. There was an altercation between the male subject and La Fleur. During the altercation, La Fleur was shot by the male subject. La Fleur was pronounced deceased by the Office of the Medical Investigator.
No arrests have been made at this time. This investigation remains active and ongoing, as Investigation Bureau agents continue to gather any and all relevant evidence, interviews, and information. Throughout the process, investigative findings will be shared with the district attorney for their review and consideration.