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Roosevelt County Sheriff's Office Investigating July 5th Shooting

ROOSEVELT COUNTY, N.M. (KAMR/KCIT) - The Roosevelt County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting July 5 shooting.

On July 5, Deputies with the Roosevelt County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the area of South Roosevelt Road 18 and South Roosevelt Road AP in reference to someone shooting at the caller. 

Upon arrival, Deputies said they met with the person who stated he works for Super Hero Inspections. He told deputies he was on the 4100 block of  South Roosevelt 18 conducting an inspection when he heard loud bangs. 

Officials said he stated he looked in his rearview mirror and observed a male subject holding a rifle. The man also stated he saw what he believed to be a bullet impact on the driveway in front of him.

Deputies responded to the address and secured the property and obtained a search warrant.

Upon execution of the search warrant, Deputies said they located the sole resident of the property, Tanner Allen Kube, 29, hiding in a dog house. 

Deputies learned Kube was on probation and contacted the adult probation office and they immediately placed a hold on him. 

During the search, Deputies said they also located spent rifle casings, numerous firearms, and ammunition.

On July 11, an arrest warrant was issued for Kube charging him with shooting at or from a motor vehicle, a 4th-degree felony. 

The case is ongoing and pending further investigation.



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