New Mexico State Police investigating officer-involved shooting in Clovis

New Mexico State Police investigating officer-involved shooting in Clovis

AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - The New Mexico State Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that happened overnight in Clovis.

Around 12:21 a.m., Clovis police say an officer was involved in a “deadly force” incident in the 600 block of South Prince Street.

Officials say a CPD officer tried to stop a vehicle that had been stolen by 22-year-old Aaron Joseph Chavez.

Police say Chavez fled from the vehicle and a chase on foot ensued.

During the pursuit, Clovis police say the officer shot Chavez and he was declared dead.

The investigation is still active and open.

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