Mon. Jul 22nd, 2024

MAN FINALLY TAKEN INTO CUSTODY AFTER HOURS OF A STANDOFF SITUATION

CLOVIS (KSMX)- For much of the late afternoon, police and Clovis SWAT negotiated with a man held up inside a Calhoun Street address home in Clovis. The SWAT team had early been called in for a lie situation in Tucumcari where shots were said to have been fired. Before they made it officials in Tucumcari had apprehended the man. Clovis SWAT team then received the call on Calhoun Street. residents were taken from their homes to make sure of their safety by police officers. Finally, around 7 pm, Police fired a “so-called irritant shot” to get the 35-year old man to come out. As he did, he was bitten by a police K-9. He was treated with minor injuries was put under psychology evaluation. Authorities say the man had an automatic weapon, streets in the area were blocked off as a precaution but has since then been cleared.

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