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Hobbs Teen Arrested For Shooting Another Man

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HOBBS, N.M. - A Hobbs teen was arrested on Thursday night for shooting another man.

The shooting happened around 6 p.m. at an apartment in the 1200 block of East Broadway.

That's where they found the victim with a gunshot wound in his left calf.

He told officers the name of the teen, who had taken off on foot.

The victim was taken to the hospital for treatment and a witness confirmed his story,

Officers managed to catch up to the gunman and had to taze the teen in order to make him stop running.

When he fell to the ground, a handgun fell out of his pants.

The teen has been charged with aggravated battery, unlawful possession of a gun and evading arrest.