Curry County
Gun Violence

  • On June 20, 2018, in Clovis, New Mexico, an officer from the Clovis SWAT team exchanged fire with one of the escaped inmates from the Curry Detention Center who were in an apartment. When officers arrived they tried to negotiate with the suspects. SOURCE: KOB4
  • On April 6, 2018, in Clovis, New Mexico, Clovis police have arrested a 17-year-old male¬†Clovis High School student after authorities learned of a social media posting of a photo where a person is holding a rifle and apparently threatening a shooting at the school. SOURCE: ASSOCIATED PRESS
  • On February 2, 2018, in Clovis, New Mexico, Wesley Flores, 28 years old, remained in stable condition after shooting himself in the jaw while being booked for jail. The officer began a pat down when Flores pulled a gun out of his clothing and took a detention center officer hostage at gunpoint. SOURCE: NEWS CHANNEL 10
  • On September 5, 2017, in Clovis, New Mexico, officers of the Clovis Police Department were dispatched to an apartment complex for a call of shots fired. David McDonald, 30 years old, was seen lying on the ground near the office area of the apartments. He had a bullet wound and later died at Plains Regional Medical Center. SOURCE: CLOVIS POLICE DEPARTMENT
  • On January 6, 2015 in Clovis, New Mexico, an armed robber accidently shot himself in the chin while robbing an Allsups for cash and cigarettes. SOURCE: NEWS CHANNEL 10.COM
  • On March 2, 2015 in Clovis, New Mexico, police officers responded to a 911 call at a home on Beta street. Upon their arrival they found 33 year-old Joseph Chavez shot to death in the front yard. SOURCE: NEWS CHANNEL 10.COM
  • On March 16, 2015 in Clovis New Mexico, a 19 year-old old was arrested after allegedly breaking into the Mavric Sport and Tactical Gun Store where he stole 20 handguns, a rifle and assorted ammunition. SOURCE: NEWS CHANNEL 10.COM
  • On January 27, 2014 all schools in Clovis, New Mexico, were placed on temporary lockdown after a man threatened to shoot a local social security officer and then take guns into the schools. SOURCE: NEWS CHANNEL 10.COM
  • On July 12, 2014 in Clovis, New Mexico, police found 33 year-old Jose Barrera shot to death in a Clovis home. Three days later, Eric Valdez admitted to shooting Barrera after getting in a fight with him over his daughter, who is a minor. SOURCE: NEWS CHANNEL 10.COM
  • On August 8, 2013 in Clovis, New Mexico, a 40 year-old man was convicted to 16 years in prison after repeatedly using a stun gun on his two foster children. The children were found with 24 burn marks on their stomach and arms. SOURCE: NEWS CHANNEL 10.COM
  • On September 13, 2011 in Clovis, New Mexico, 28 year-old Enrique Deleon shot and killed Guadlupe Castenda and Joe Valeros after and argument broke out in the home of Veleros. SOURCE: NEW CHANNEL 10.COM