Hobbs Man Arrested After Shooting at Police

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

Firing shots at a deputy lands a Hobbs man in hot water.

Officers arrested 23-year-old Andrew Maldonado.

Police were called out Tuesday night about shots being fired out of a black car.

A deputy spotted the car with 23-year-old Andrew Maldonado inside.

We're told Maldonado began shooting at the deputy and sped off.

The chase ended when Maldonado took a corner too quickly, tried to back up and crashed into the deputy.

A gun was found on the scene when authorities arrested Maldonado.

He's out of jail on a $5,000 bond.