2 Dead, 4 Injured After Gunman Open Fires In New Mexico Library

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A gunman reportedly walked into the Clovis-Carver Public Library in Clovis, New Mexico and began shooting, killing several people. Police reported to the scene around 4 PM local time.

According to police, at least six people were shot and multiple are dead. The unidentified gunman is currently in police custody.

The Clovis-Carver Public Library is located at 701 N. Main St., Clovis, New Mexico 88101.

At this time, it is unclear how many people have been injured or killed.

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via News Channel 10:

The Curry County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that multiple people have been killed and injured in a shooting at the Clovis-Carver Public Library.

The Curry County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that police surrounded the library a few minutes after 4:00 this afternoon mountain standard time.

According to the Eastern New Mexico News police scanner traffic reported air ambulances have been dispatched, and at least one victim has been taken to Clovis Municipal Airport. One scanner report said a victim was in a closet at the library and seeking medical attention.


About Clovis, New Mexico

Clovis is the county seat of Curry County, New Mexico, United States, with a population of 37,775 as of the 2010 census, and a 2014 estimated population of 39,860. Clovis is located in the New Mexico portion of the Llano Estacado, in the eastern part of the state.

A largely agricultural community, closely bordering Texas, it is noted for its role in early rock music history and for nearby Cannon Air Force Base. After the discovery of several “Clovis culture” sites in eastern North America in the 1930s, the Clovis people came to be regarded as the first human inhabitants who created a widespread culture in the New World. Clovis people are considered to be the ancestors of most of the indigenous cultures of the Americas.

The Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe Railway system helped to establish Clovis over a hundred years ago, and for that railroad and its successor, BNSF Railway continues to be a major hub of operations. Also notable is the Southwest Cheese Company, the largest cheddar cheese producer in North America.

It is the principal city of the Clovis Micropolitan Statistical Area, which is part of the larger Clovis-Portales CSA.

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