Published: 2:00 pm, Sun. Apr. 9th, 2017Updated: 1:58 pm
A former Artesia resident was found fatally wounded Thursday following a shooting in Carlsbad.
Carlsbad Police Department officers were dispatched just after 9 p.m. Thursday to the 2400 block of Idaho Street in Carlsbad in reference to the shooting.
There, they found Jason Cirio, 33, of Carlsbad, suffering from a single gunshot wound. Efforts by EMS to resuscitate Cirio were unsuccessful, and he was pronounced dead at the scene.
According to authorities, a person of interest has been identified, but no arrests have yet been made.
Cirio was a 2001 graduate of Artesia High School.
Anyone with potential information regarding the crime may report it anonymously to Crime Stoppers of Eddy County, 1-844-786-7227, by texting code word StopACrime plus the tip to CRIMES (274637), or via the Tipsoft link at cityofcarlsbadnm. com/police.cfm.