Fri. Oct 7th, 2022

PERSON OF INTEREST IDENTIFIED IN MONDAY AFTERNOON SHOOTING

Around 1:00 on Monday, Clovis Police Officers were dispatched to 1601 Sutter Place in Clovis, New Mexico for a male with a gunshot wound to the leg. On arrival, officers located a male, identified as Terence Abeyta, age 21, with a gunshot wound to his upper right thigh. Clovis Fire Department and EMS responded, and Abeyta was transported to Plains Regional Medical Center – Emergency Room, where he was being treated for a single gunshot wound.

During this investigation, a person of interest was identified as Christopher Rodriguez, age 36. This investigation is still active and the whereabouts of Christopher Rodriguez is unknown at this time.

The Clovis Police Department requests that any person having information related to this incident contact the Clovis Police Department at 575-769-1921. We would also like to remind you, that information can be provided anonymously by using the Clovis Police Department’s tip411 app, which can be accessed by going to www.police.cityofclovis.org. Furthermore, anonymous tips can be provided to the Curry County Crime Stoppers at 575-763-7000.