CLOVIS, N.M. — A Littlefield, Texas man was arrested following a shooting that left another man seriously injured on New Year’s Day (Sunday) in Clovis, New Mexico.

According to a press release from Clovis Police Department, the shooting occurred around 9:30 p.m. in the 2000 block of Northglen Drive.

CPD said its dispatch center received a call about multiple gunshots in the area of Wilmington Circle and Northglen Drive.

While officers were investigating, the dispatch center received a second call from a male who told police he fired a gun in self-defense and was still in the area, the press release said.

He suspect was instructed to wait for the responding officers.

Officers then located a male lying the roadway next to a vehicle with a gunshot wound to the head.

The victim, identified as Oscar Trujillo, 28, was transported to Plains Regional Medical Center. He was stabilized and later transported to a hospital in Lubbock, Texas.

Officers also located the suspect, who was identified as Ian Michael Downs, 30.

Downs was taken into custody for questioning. He was later placed under arrest and transported to the Curry County Adult Detention Center.

He was charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, the press release said.

According to the Curry County Adult Detention Center records, Downs resides in Littlefield, Texas.

Below is a press release from the Clovis Police Department.

Clovis, NM – January 1, 2023 – Shortly before 9:30 P.M. the Clovis Police Department Dispatch Center received a call reporting 4–5 gunshots in the area of Wilmington Circle and Northglen Drive.

While officers were responding to the area, the dispatch center received a second call from a male stating he had fired a gun in self-defense. The male reported to the dispatch center that he was still near the scene and was instructed to wait for responding officers.

Officers arrived at the area of 2117 Northglen where they located a 28-year-old male (identified as Oscar Trujillo) lying in the roadway, next to a vehicle. Trujillo was found to have a gunshot wound to the head. Officers quickly secured the scene for Clovis Fire Department – Emergency Medical Services to begin preparing the male and transporting him to Plains Regional Medical Center, where he was stabilized and moved to a hospital in Lubbock, Texas.

Officers contacted the male, who reported shooting in self-defense. This male was taken into custody for questioning. The male later identified as Ian Michael Downs (age 30), was placed under arrest and transported to the Curry County Adult Detention Center where he has been charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon.

This is still an active investigation and updates will be provided as they become available.

If anyone has information about this incident, we ask they contact the Clovis Police Department at 575-769-1921. We would also like to remind you information can be provided anonymously by using the Clovis Police Department’s tip411 app, which can be downloaded from the app store by searching “Clovis PD” or accessed by going to www.police.cityofclovis.org. Furthermore, anonymous tips can be provided to the Curry County Crime Stoppers at 575-763-7000.