Farmington police arrest juvenile in death investigation


Farmington police have a juvenile in custody today after an investigation into the death of another Farmington teen. 15 year old Xavion Montano was arrested yesterday and charged with a 4th degree felony for Involuntary Manslaughter and Negligent Use of a Firearm following the investigation into another juvenile’s death on December 14, 2019.


Shortly before 1 p.m. on the 14th, Farmington Police Department responded to a residence on the east side of Farmington with medics to a report of a male juvenile who was unresponsive. Upon arrival, the teen was found to be deceased. Farmington detectives began investigating the scene and found that the juvenile had sustained a gunshot wound, causing his death. Further investigation of the incident ultimately led to Montano’s arrest.


This incident remains under investigation. Information will be released as it becomes available.