Mora County
Gun Violence

  • On September 27, 2013 in Holman, New Mexico, state police responded to a shooting incident at a residence. Upon arrival, police discovered that 51 year-old Adolfo Olivas had shot his girlfriend during a fight. She was taken to the hospital in critical condition. SOURCE: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
  • On March 7, 2012 in Mora County, an armed murder suspect died in a police standoff. SOURCE: KOAT NEWS
  • On February 12, 2012 in Mora County, New Mexico, state police shot and killed murder suspect Wess Brannon who was wanted for the murder of the CEO for Samba Safety. When police arrived at the home of Brannon’s ex-wife, she told the police that he was in the front of the house with a firearm. SOURCE: ALBUQUERQUE JOURNAL
  • On February 8, 2012 in Mora County, New Mexico, 44 year-old Wesley Brannan shot and killed his neighbor, and then kidnapped his wife. SOURCE: KOAT T.V.