One person in critical condition after a shooting in Hobbs

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HOBBS, New Mexico (Big 2/Fox 24) – One person has been transported to Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock after a shooting in Hobbs.

Around 2:07 a.m., Hobbs Police Department responded to the 200 block of North Jefferson in reference to a trauma with injury.

Upon arriving on the scene, officers found 18-year-old Derek Evans with a gunshot wound. Officials say he is in critical condition.

HPD say the investigation is ongoing at this time.

If you have any information, please contact the Hobbs Police Department at 575-397-9265 or Lea County Crime Stoppers at 575-397-9265.

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