Police investigate Texico death as homicide

By Sharna Johnson: Freedom New Mexico

A man killed Tuesday night in Texico was shot during a robbery attempt, according to the Curry County Sheriff’s Office.

Elvin Osmin Orellanna Rivera was a Honduran national working for an area dairy, District Attorney Matt Chandler said.

Officials estimated his age as late teens or 20s.

Police were called to the 500 block of Florence Street around 7:30 p.m. for a report of a deceased male, records show.

Witnesses at the scene told police two men entered the residence and robbed them at gun point.

At the same time, another group of two or three suspects