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Man dies in shooting on Crouch Mesa 
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 FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) - San Juan County authorities say a man was fatally shot at a residence in Crouch Mesa in northwest New Mexico.

Christopher Lucero died Monday after he was shot several times.

A spokeswoman for the Sheriff's Office tells The Daily Times detectives took a 57-year-old man into custody.

The man's name was not released as the investigation continues.

The shooting followed an altercation between Lucero and the man. Witnesses told detectives the pair apparently knew each other.

Detectives were searching several vehicles and the residence after obtaining warrants.

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