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El Centro P.D. issues a statement

(El Centro Police release a statement)….The statement is on the fatal shooting Thursday evening.

The statement says the Imperial County Narcotics Task Force was involved in the shooting. They say five NTF agents engaged an armed suspect, who was fatally wounded. The El Centro Police Department is the lead investigative agency and is working in collaboration with state and federal agencies. The victim has only been identified as an adult Hispanic Male. An autopsy is being conducted to determine the cause of death and any other information that can be found. El Centro investigators are encouraging any member of the public with information surrounding the shooting to contact them at the El Centro Police Department.