Just after 2 a.m. this morning, Clovis Police Dispatch received several 911 calls regarding a shooting at the Palace Bar located at 446 Clovis Avenue. Officers responded and arrived on scene within two minutes. Upon arrival, several shooting victims were located. Two were located inside the bar, and another was located outside after running out.
Officers and Emergency Medical Services attempted lifesaving measures, however, one of the shooting victims was pronounced deceased inside the bar. Two other victims were transported to the hospital for treatment. Upon arriving at the hospital, the second victim was pronounced deceased. The third victim is alive and listed in stable condition. All three shooting victims are males.
Clovis Detectives are currently on scene and conducting their investigation. They are speaking with multiple witnesses and reviewing video to help identify suspect(s).
Clovis Avenue will remain closed between Fourth and Fifth Streets for several hours while the scene is processed.
We encourage anyone with information to contact the Clovis Police Department at 324-2800 or Crime Stoppers at 498-STOP.
As always, the media and the public will be updated as soon as we have further information to share.