Hobbs Police Searching for Shooting Suspect

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

LEA COUNTY, NEW MEXICO - A fight in Lea County ends in gunfire and a shooter is still on the loose.

The shooting happened on Pinson Road on Sunday afternoon.

When deputies arrived, 36-year-old Jorge Reyes had already been taken to the hospital.

He was taken to Lea Regional Medical Center with a gunshot wound to the shoulder and was later flown to Lubbock.

He is expected to be okay.

Investigators say Reyes had a fight with another man who fired several rounds from a rifle.

So far no arrests have been made.
If you have any information on the shooting, call the Lea County Sheriff's Department or CrimeStoppers at 575-393-8005.