A New Mexico man was fatally shot by police Wednesday night after they accidentally went to the wrong address.
Farmington police shot and killed 52-year-old Robert Dotson while responding to a domestic violence call for a neighboring address, according to a press release from the New Mexico State Police. The state police’s investigations bureau said on Thursday that it was investigating the incident.
“This is a very dark day for Farmington [Police Department], for our community, for the Dotson family,” Farmington Police Chief Steve Hebbe said in a video statement. “I extend nothing but my deepest condolences to the Dotson family.