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Woman accused of shooting man after dispute outside Bloomfield grocery store


BLOOMFIELD, New Mexico — A woman accused of shooting a man outside a grocery store in Bloomfield has made an initial court appearance.

The Farmington Daily Times reports ( that 25-year-old Charmaine Lucero was ordered Friday held on $500,000 cash-only bond.

Lucero faces several charges including attempted first-degree murder and child abuse.

She has requested a court-appointed attorney.

Prosecutors say Lucero shot 26-year-old Cameron Burton in the left side of his face on Monday. He was hospitalized and released Tuesday.

Police say Lucero fled the scene in a vehicle occupied by her two children, ages 17 and 3, and another woman. According to a warrant, she was found and arrested about an hour later.

Lucero told police the victim had been yelling at her family and was approaching their vehicle when she shot him.

Information from: The Daily Times,

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