Hobbs Man Arrested for Shooting

HOBBS, N.M. - A Hobbs man has been arrested in connection to a weekend shooting.

Hobbs Police arrested 19-year-old Billy Martinez Monday evening. He is charged with Aggravated Battery with a Deadly Weapon.

Police believe Martinez shot 22-year-old Ramiro Maldonado Saturday evening at the Casa Hermosa Apartments in the 900 block of East Michigan. Maldonado was found in the street near the apartments and was taken to Lea Regional Hospital with two gun shot wounds.