UPDATE: City manager says two dead, four injured following reporting in New Mexico library

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CLOVIS, N.M. (KRQE) –  UPDATE: The city manager tells a newspaper that two people were killed and four people were injured in a shooting inside a New Mexico public library.

Clovis police and elected officials also says that the shooter was taken into custody and was being questioned Monday.

City Manager Tom Phelps told The Eastern New Mexico News on Monday evening that three of the injured were taken to a hospital in Lubbock, Texas. Clovis, a city of about 40,000, is about 200 miles east of Albuquerque, near the Texas state line.

Authorities did not immediately release the names of the two people who were killed.

Officials planned to release more information at a news conference Monday night at City Hall.

A city official says police have taken a person into custody who they believe is responsible for the shooting.

Vanessa Aguirre told the newspaper she was in the library with her son when a man came in and “started to shoot” into the air.

Aguirre said she did not see anyone get shot, but the shooter was still in the library when she left.

Other witnesses tell the newspaper they saw police with guns drawn surround the library.

Clovis Police have not released any other details.

One woman could be seen being helped into an ambulance and police radio traffic indicated one victim was being transported to a hospital in Lubbock, Texas.

Clovis is about 200 miles east of Albuquerque, near the Texas state line. The library is in the downtown area of the city.

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