Two dead in New Mexico library shooting
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Two individuals have died and four were sent to the hospital after a shooting occurred at a library in Clovis, N.M., Reuters reported Monday. 

Attorney General Hector Balderas (D) said his office has reached out to local law enforcement following the incident.

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“New Mexico’s thoughts and prayers tonight are with the victims, their families, and the first responders on the ground,” Balderas said in a statement. “The Office of the Attorney General has offered our assistance to local law enforcement in Clovis and our victim service specialists are currently assisting the Office of the District Attorney.”

Michael Nolen, the city’s fire chief, told Reuters that authorities have arrested one person.

Cannon Air Force Base is located in Clovis, which sits near the Texas border.