Dash cam video shows new details of a driver firing at New Mexico State Police Officer Sharron Duran in Laguna, New Mexico, on September 12, 2020.
The video, published by Fox 8, shows Duran walking up on a white pickup truck she had stopped on the side of I-40. As she approached the passenger door, three shots were allegedly fired by the driver, one of which hit and wounded Duran.
Duran fell to the ground, drew her pistol, and returned fire as the driver sped off. She then rushed to her police cruiser and gave chase.
She said, “I fell back because he hit me. I aimed at the headrest and started to fire my weapon.”
The driver and alleged shooter, Robert Nelson, eventually pulled over and put his hands in the air. Duran issued orders, directing Nelson out his vehicle and back toward her: “I want you to walk towards