Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 4 months
Badge # Not available
Cause: Vehicular assault
Offender: Convicted of manslaughter
Patrolman Ronald Shores was struck and killed by a fleeing vehicle while manning a roadblock on State Road 3. Deputies from the Taos County Sheriff's Department were pursuing a stolen car and requested assistance from the Questa Police Department. Patrolman Shores had positioned his car across both lanes of a two-lane bridge. The suspect's vehicle struck the patrol car and then struck Patrolman Shores, killing him.
The man fled on foot but was apprehended a short time later and convicted of manslauhgter.
Patrolman Shores had been with the agency for four months and was survived by his wife, son, and father.