Man dead following standoff with police

Man dead following standoff with police

From the Las Vegas Optic

A man shot and killed himself during a standoff Tuesday at a home just outside Las Vegas city limits, according to New Mexico State Police.

Daniel Esparza, 55, of Las Vegas, died around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday from what police called a self-inflicted gunshot wound. His death followed a standoff with police that began around 11:30 that morning.