Tucumcari Shooting Death

A 24-year-old Tucumcari man is in prison this evening on an open count of murder.

Police say they arrested Phillip Latham in connection with the shooting death of 21-year-old Tiffany Throckmorton.

Officials say they responded to a home yesterday after a report of a shooting and that is when they found throckmorton shot in her left side.

Latham is also charged with tampering with evidence and possession of a firearm.