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Police investigating early morning shooting


Last updated 1/25/2020 at 1:14pm

Clovis police are seeking Dyonjai Jones, 22, in connection to a Saturday morning shooting.

CLOVIS - Police are investigating an early morning shooting that left a 29-year-old man with multiple gunshot wounds and life-threatening injuries.

The shooting victim was identified in an afternoon Clovis police release as Brandon Brooks. He was initially transported to Plains Regional Medical Center but later transferred to a Lubbock hospital where he was listed in critical condition.

An arrest warrant was obtained Saturday for Dyonjai Jones, 22, on charges of assault with intent to commit a violent felony and aggravated battery, the release said.

A release issued Saturday morning said officers were dispatched to the 3500 block of Adenmor Court in reference to shots fired. The call came at 5:04 a.m. Saturday.

"A 911 caller relayed they had heard multiple shots fired and could hear yelling and screaming," the morning release read. "Officers arrived on scene where they located a 29-year-old male who had received multiple gunshot wounds to his body."

The Major Crimes Unit has been activated to investigate, the morning release said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Clovis Police Department at 575-769-1921 or Crime Stoppers at 575-763-7000.


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