Clovis police investigating shooting death of 17-year-old
CLOVIS, New Mexico (KCBD) - Clovis police are investigating the shooting death of 17-year-old in the 800 block of East 7th Street Tuesday night.
Just after 8 p.m., officers responded to the home where they found a juvenile male with a gunshot wound to his head. The teen was taken to Plains Regional Medical Center where he later died.
Investigators say the home belongs to 21-year-old Theodore Avalos. On Wednesday, Nov. 3, Avalos turned himself in for questioning. Following the interview, a warrant was obtained and Avalos was arrest on the following charges: involuntary manslaughter, tampering with evidence, giving alcoholic beverages to a minor (two counts) and negligent use of a deadly weapon (two counts).
Avalos was booked into the Curry County Adult Detention Center.
The investigation is on-going.
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