Update: June 16

CLOVIS, N.M. (KAMR/KCIT) – The Clovis Police Department announced that the person of interest in a Monday shooting was arrested Wednesday after officers were given a tip.

According to Clovis police, 36-year-old Christopher Rodriguez was arrested on Wednesday after police received a tip that he’d been seen at a Motel 7 in Clovis, to which detectives and narcotics officers responded.

Rodriguez was reported by officials as arrested on charges of robbery, aggravated robbery, shooting an occupied dwelling, and shooting at or from a motor vehicle. Officials also noted that Rodriguez is being held on an unrelated warrant for a failure to appear in court.

Original Story:

CLOVIS, N.M. (KAMR/KCIT) — The Clovis Police Department reports that officers are searching for a person of interest allegedly involved in a shooting, Monday.

On Monday, at 1:59 p.m. CST, officers were called to the area of Main and Purdue St. in Clovis on a man with a gunshot wound.

Police said when they arrived they found a 21-year-old man with a gunshot wound to their right thigh. They were taken to a hospital by emergency responders.

The CPD said during their investigation Christopher Rodriguez, 36, was named as a person of interest and his whereabouts are not known to police.

Police are asking that any person who has information related to this incident to contact the Clovis Police Department at 575-769-1921. Information can be provided anonymously by using the Clovis Police Department’s tip411 app, which can be accessed by going to www.police.cityofclovis.org. Furthermore, anonymous tips can be provided to the Curry County Crime Stoppers at 575-763-7000 said the department.