Curry County
Gun Violence

  • 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