Clovis parent accused of threatening to shoot up own child's school

Clovis parent accused of threatening to shoot up own child's school
Source: Clovis Police Department

CLOVIS, N.M. (KFDA) - A Clovis man is behind bars after police said he threatened a shooting at a Clovis school.

On Wednesday around 12:00 p.m., officers responded to Gattis Middle School in response to a report of a threat.

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School officials told officers that Carlos Anchondo, 33, had threatened to shoot up the school in response to not being given information about his child's attendance.

According to police, Anchondo was not listed as the primary custodian of the child.

As a result of these threats, Gattis Middle School and Clovis High School Freshman Academy were placed on lockdown for portions of Wednesday afternoon.

Officers located Achondo at the 700 block of Mitchell Street around 1300 hours.

He was arrested for interference with the educational process.

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