Clovis police arrest man involved in deadly shooting near Missouri Street

Published: Sep. 21, 2022 at 11:00 AM CDT|Updated: Sep. 21, 2022 at 10:08 PM CDT
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CLOVIS, N.M. (KFDA) - Clovis police arrested a man involved in a deadly shooting near Missouri Street.

Officials said 33-year-old Victor Corral was arrested for an outstanding warrant for an open count murder and is detained at the Curry County jail.

On Wednesday, September 21, at around 3:06 a.m., Clovis Police Department Dispatch received a 911 call from Plains Regional Medical Center.

The dispatch was told that a man had been brought into the emergency room having suffered gunshot wounds who was later identified as 48-year-old Joe Suniga.

Suniga later died from his injuries.

The scene of the crime has been found in a home near Missouri Street.

A warrant was called out for Corral. About 4:30 p.m. today, police learned of his whereabouts.

CPD SWAT was deployed to help the Major Crimes Unit in arresting Corral.

Once at the home, Corral surrendered himself whenever SWAT began to call for him.