Sun. Aug 14th, 2022

17 YEAR OLD KILLED IN EARLY MORNING SHOOTING

On Wednesday, August 3rd, at 12:38 A.M., Officers of the Clovis Police Department responded to 1000 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Clovis, New Mexico, in reference to a report of a male being shot in the head.

On arrival, officers located a female inside an entryway to one of the apartment buildings on the floor with what appeared to be a gunshot wound. Clovis Fire Department Emergency Medical Services were on the scene just as officers began to check on the 17-year-old female and she was quickly transported to Plains Regional Medical Center.  The female succumbed to her injuries shortly after her arrival at the hospital.

The 9th Judicial District Major Crimes Unit was activated and is currently investigating this homicide. The identity of the victim is pending and will be released at a later time.

This is an active investigation and the public is encouraged to remain out of the area at this time. If you know any information about this incident you are requested to call the Clovis Police Department at (575) 769-1921. You can also report information anonymously by contacting the Curry County Crimestoppers line at (575) 763-7000 or by using the Tip411 application.