UPDATE: Clovis library shooter ordered to undergo mental health evaluation, assessment
CLOVIS, N.M. (KVII) —
The teenager charged in the Clovis library shooting has been ordered to undergo a mental "evaluation and assessment" by a New Mexico judge.
The Eastern New Mexico News reports Fifth Judicial District Judge James Hudson recently ruled that Nathaniel Jouett go through a treatment plan in order for the court to address the 17-year-old's mental health.
Hudson denied the transfer motion for Jouett to go to an adolescent treatment facility in Albuquerque.
Jouett will be tried as an adult on charges including first-degree murder. He is accused of killing two people and injuring four more at the Clovis-Carver Public Library in late August.