On Monday afternoon, a deadly shooting in a public library shocked a New Mexico town.
Here's everything we know about the shooting so far:
Two people died and four were injured in the library located in Clovis.
The shooter is a 16-year-old male, according to PEOPLE.
At a press conference Monday evening, Clovis Police Chief Douglas Ford said he is now in custody. The suspect is Nathaniel Jouett, according to Eastern New Mexico News, which reported that he had recently been suicidal.
“We immediately went into the building and made contact with the suspect, who gave up,” Chief Ford said. He added that as of now, the motive for the shooting is unclear.
Ford announced that two females died. Two males and two females have been injured. The ages and names of the victims have yet to be released.
A few witnesses have come forward to describe the event. “He just started unloading pretty much the whole clip," one witness, Sam Nathavong, told CNN affiliate KRQE. He was in a room studying when he heard the shots. "I threw the table against the door and I barricaded myself in there.
Another witness, Joseph Tapia, told PEOPLE he watched the suspect get brought out in handcuffs. “He kind of walked across like nothing. He was flipping his hair back and forth,” he said.
“We have been hit hard and we are a community that will get back up,” Clovis Mayor David Lansford said at the press conference.
We will provide more updates as they become available.
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