Thu. Jul 25th, 2024


On November 2nd, 2021; at 8:02 P.M. Clovis Dispatch received two 911 calls back-to-back in reference to a juvenile male who had sustained a gunshot wound to his head.  In a press release sent from the Clovis Police Department, the following has been reported:

The incident occurred at a residence in the 700 block of East 7th St. Officers arrived at the residence and located a 17-year-old male with a through and through gunshot wound to his head inside the home. The 17-year-old gunshot victim was transported to Plains Regional Medical Center where he later died from his injuries. The residence in question belongs to 21-year-old Theodore Avalos who has yet to be located.

At this time, the case is being investigated as a possible homicide and the Major Crimes Unit has been activated. Additional information will be released as details unfold.

The Clovis Police Department requests that any person having information on the whereabouts of Theodore Avalos, who is a person of interest in this investigation, to please contact the Clovis Police Department at 575-769-1921, call Crime Stoppers at 575-763-7000, or use Tip 411 by texting your tip to 847411 to remain anonymous.

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