State: New Mexico
New Mexico Statutes Annotated (N.M.S.A.)
Chapter 30. Criminal Offenses
30-2-8. When homicide is excusable or justifiable defendant to be acquitted.
Whenever any person is prosecuted for a homicide, and upon his trial the killing shall be found to have been excusable or justifiable, the jury shall find such person not guilty and he shall be discharged.