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3/13/10

Clovis authorities investigating Saturday morning homicide

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CLOVIS, NM (KCBD) - Early Saturday morning at approximately 12:16 a.m., a Clovis Police Officer responded to the Emergency Room at Clovis-Plains Regional Medical Center in reference to a stabbing victim. Upon the officer's arrival he learned that the victim had been brought in by another man in a private vehicle.

When the Officer went back to make contact with the man after speaking to medical staff, the man had left the hospital. Another Clovis Police Officer located the man and the vehicle a short time later at an address on Calhoun Street, and the man was brought to the police department for questioning.  The vehicle seized for evidence.

The victim, Andrew Gama, 21 of Clovis, succumbed to his multiple stab wound injuries to the torso a few hours later.  He was pronounced dead at Clovis-Plains Regional Medical Center at approximately 2:50 a.m.

Clovis Police responded to a "Fight In-Progress" call at approximately 12:08 a.m. Saturday at the Clovis Apartments in a parking lot near Charlotte Street. Several people fled the scene upon the arrival of police.

Police were able to locate blood in the parking lot consistent with a stabbing, and the call came in from the hospital approximately 8 minutes after Gama being dropped off at Clovis-Plains Regional Medical Center.

Clovis Police Officers, Curry County Sheriff's Deputies, Roosevelt County Sheriff's Deputies, and 9th Judicial District Attorney Investigators are actively locating and conducting interviews with witnesses, neighbors, friends, co-workers and acquaintances of Gama.

Search warrants for evidence will be served on vehicles and other addresses in Clovis. At this time the motive for the murder is unknown.

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