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CARLSBAD — An Eddy County Detention Center inmate is dead following an officer-involved shooting Monday in Carlsbad.
The incident occurred at approximately 10 a.m. Monday. A male subject, identified as Troy Kirkpatrick, 24, was a prisoner at the Eddy County Detention Center and was scheduled for a doctor’s appointment. Kirkpatrick allegedly assaulted a detention officer and escaped from the doctor’s office, was able to steal a vehicle, and left the area. … For the rest of the story, subscribe in print and on the web.

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