Clovis police arrest homicide suspect after a woman was shot dead

Published: Aug. 3, 2022 at 9:26 AM CDT|Updated: Aug. 3, 2022 at 11:12 PM CDT
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CLOVIS, N.M. (KFDA) - The Clovis Police Department arrested a homicide suspect today after a woman was shot dead.

CPD said 19-year-old Zyon Williams was arrested on a charge in the death of 17-year-old Shammeal Kirven.

Around 12:38 a.m., officers responded to the area of Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard and Cesar Chavez Drive for a call that someone had been shot in the head.

When officers arrived, they found a woman, later identified as Kirven, inside an entryway to one of the apartment buildings on the floor with a gunshot wound.

She was taken to Plains Regional Medical Center where she died from her wounds.

Multiple witnesses identified Williams as the suspected shooter.

About 2:30 p.m. today, Williams went to the police department and gave a detailed account of the incident leading to the shooting death or Kirven.

He was arrested on a warrant for the charges of abuse of a child resulting in death and tampering with evidence.

The investigation remains active.

If you have any information on this shooting, call Curry County Crime Stoppers at (575) 763-7000.

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