Fri. Jun 21st, 2024

Teen arrested in connection with Clovis homicide

The Clovis Police Department arrested an unnamed 17-year-old male in connection to the recent homicide in Clovis. The juvenile is also wanted for two murders in Arizona.

On Saturday just before 11 p.m., officers were called to the area of Grand Ave in Clovis. Police dispatch had received multiple calls stating someone had been shot.

Emergency crews arrived and found 18-year-old Izayah Montano with two fatal gunshot wounds. Witnesses told investigators they heard gunshots, saw Montano fall to the ground, and watched an unknown person run away.

During their investigation, authorities identified the unnamed 17-year-old boy with outstanding warrant for his arrest out of Pima County, Arizona, as a suspect in the Clovis case. He was wanted for two counts of 1st degree felony murder, two counts of armed robbery, and one count of minor in possession of a firearm.

The 17-year-old has been located and arrested on the Arizona warrant. He is being held in a juvenile detention facility awaiting his arraignment.

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