Two gunshots victims were found in two different locations. Now one man is accused of their murders.

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Apr. 30 2021, Updated 8:10 p.m. ET

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A 53-year-old man was arrested in connection with a shooting that killed two people in New Mexico.

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On April 28, around 8:20 a.m., the Clovis Police Department Dispatch received multiple 911 calls in reference to “shots fired.”

Officers found two victims with gunshot wounds in different locations, according to Clovis police. Both were transported to Plains Regional Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

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Ricky Johnson, 58, was transferred to a Lubbock, Texas, hospital, where he later died from his wounds.

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The other victim, Kennedy Hodge, 53, died as well.

Officers were given a description and name of the suspect. He was taken into custody within minutes of the call, according to police.

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Danny Price, 53, was charged with murder, tampering with evidence, felon in possession of a firearm and resisting, evading, or obstructing an officer.

Price is currently detained in the Curry County Adult Detention Center.


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