Man Shot Twice at Hobbs Apartment Complex

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

HOBBS, NM - A Hobbs man is recovering after a fight erupted into gunfire.

Hobbs Police say 22-year-old Ramiro Maldonando ended up with gunshot wounds in the back and hand.

The investigation continues, but police say they do have a suspect but they're not releasing any names just yet.

On Saturday, around 7:30p.m., Hobbs Police responded to Casa Hermosa Apartments in the 900 block of east Michigan Street on a call about a reported fight.

Seconds after police showed up, officers heard a series of gunshots.

They quickly found the victim.

Emergency crews rushed Maldonado to the hospital, but we are told his injuries were non-life threatening.