On Tuesday, September 5th, 2017, at about 1:58 a.m., Officers of the Clovis Police Department responded to the Clovis Apartments, 1000 North Martin Luther King Boulevard, for a report of shots fired. The caller reported hearing gun shots behind their apartment complex and further stated they saw a male lying on the ground. Officers arrived on scene, contacting multiple people including the victim, identified as David McDonald (30 years of age). David McDonald was transported to Plains Regional Medical Center for treatment. David McDonald did not survive and was pronounce deceased at 3:24 a.m.
The Major Crimes Unit, consisting of the 9th Judicial District Attorney’s Office, The Curry County Sheriff’s Office, the Roosevelt County Sheriff’s Office, the Clovis Police Department, and the Portales Police Department, was activated to investigate this incident. Darryl Turner (30 years of age) has been identified as a suspect in the homicide. There is an active arrest warrant for Darryl Turn for an open count of murder.
If anyone has information as to the whereabouts of Darryl Turner, please contact the Clovis Police Department at 575-769-1921, or your local law enforcement agency.