Hobbs Police Looking for Murder Suspects

Phillip Ed Harrison
Phillip Ed Harrison
Julian Jay Royal
Julian Jay Royal

HOBBS N.M. - Hobbs Police are looking for two murder suspects.

Police have obtained an arrest warrant for 34-year-old Julian Jay Royal of Hobbs. He is wanted for the murder of Alton Granville.

Granville was shot at Forrest's Place on South Morris back on October 11th.

The warrant for Royal is not only for murder, but attempted murder and several other charges.

Hobbs Police also need assistance locating 43-year-old Phillip Ed Harrison. Hobbs Police have an arrest warrant for Harrison for the shooting death of 31-year-old Orlando Martinez.

Martinez was shot and Killed at the Pleasurable Pain Tattoo Shop located at 1801 N. Grimes on September 26th.

Anyone with information on where either man may be located is asked to contact Hobbs Police at (575) 393-COPS (2677), Crimestoppers at (575) 393-8005 or text anonymous tips to TIP411 (847411) and put 575HPD first in the text.