Published: 9:22 am, Sun. Jun. 5th, 2011Updated: 10:12 am
By ASHLEY TRUJILLO
Daily Press Staff Writer
A 24-year-old Artesia man, who fled police and then engaged in a seven-hour standoff with local law enforcement officers at a residence on Fifth Street on Friday, was charged later that same day with shooting at or from a motor vehicle and being a felon in possession of a firearm.
Lino Aguirre, 24, of Artesia, was charged after a SWAT team seized him from a residence where he had barricaded himself in the early morning hours.
The standoff began after a local detective observed Aguirre driving a blue SUV at a high rate of speed at approximately 2:45 a.m. According to Artesia Police Department spokesman Sgt. Lindell Smith, several shots were fired from the vehicle in the direction of the detective during the course of the chase. … For the rest of the story, subscribe in print and on the web.