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10-month-old kidnapped by suspect who allegedly murdered two women, injured 5-year-old: Police – KVNU

An urgent search is underway in Clovis, New Mexico, after police say a 10-month-old baby was kidnapped, two women were found dead with apparent gunshot wounds, including the child’s mother, and the 5-year-old child of the mother has been found. injured on the spot.

Police issued an Amber Alert on Friday for the baby, Eleia Maria Torres, who was still active on Saturday morning.

PHOTO: This photo released by the New Mexico State Police shows Eleia Maria Torres.

This photo released by the New Mexico State Police shows Eleia Maria Torres.

New Mexico State Police

Officials say Torres has brown eyes and brown hair, is 30 inches tall and weighs 50 pounds.

The identity of the suspect is currently unknown, but officials said the suspect may have been in a maroon Honda car of an unknown model.

Police are asking anyone with information about this incident or the whereabouts of Eleia Maria Torres to call the Clovis Police Department or 911.

PHOTO: This photo released by the Clovis Police Department shows Eleia Maria Torres.

This photo released by the Clovis Police Department shows Eleia Maria Torres.

Clovis Police Department

At approximately 4:26 PM local time on Friday, Clovis police received a 911 call about two women found dead in Ned Houk Park, a recreation area north of Clovis.

Upon arrival, officials said two female victims, with apparent gunshot wounds, were lying on the ground near a silver Dodge minivan.

Officers on the scene discovered a car seat, a stroller and a baby bottle at the scene and immediately began searching for the child.

The women were identified as Samantha Cisneros, the mother of the missing child and injured 5-year-old, and Taryn Allen, both 23 years old from Texico, New Mexico.

At the scene, officials discovered the unnamed 5-year-old on the ground suffering from a head wound, according to police, who said officers began performing life-saving measures on the child before transporting her to Plains Regional Medical Center.

The child was later taken to a hospital in Lubbock, Texas, police said. Her current condition is unknown.

Investigators say they believe Torres was kidnapped by the perpetrator of these crimes and is in immediate danger.

The investigation is still ongoing, according to officials.