Murder Trial Continues in Lea County

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

LEA COUNTY, N.M. - A Hobbs man is waiting to learn his fate as a lea county jury deliberates his murder case.

29-year-old Michael Pittman is accused of gunning down Michael Edison back in January.

Detectives say the two got into a fight over a woman.

We're told Pittman was dating the mother of Edison's child.

Lea County officials tell NewsWest 9, the jury has had the  case for about two and a half hours.

We'll let you know as soon as they reach a verdict.