Bosque Farms police found and arrested the suspect who started the chain of events that led to a fatal crash, according the Valencia County Sheriff’s Department.


Martin Erickson, 31, was wanted for firing a shotgun near Valencia Middle School students who were performing a community service project Wednesday.

Police found Erickson Friday afternoon at a relative’s house.

Earlier this week, a deputy called for backup when Erickson ran him off the road with the truck he was in. Erickson ended up crashing, but the deputy lost Erickson in a foot chase.

Moments after, a Los Lunas School Resource Officer got into an accident with an elderly man while responding to help.

The victim, Robin Arthur later died at the hospital.

This is developing story, KOAT will provide updates as they become available.

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