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Arrest Made in Connection With August Shooting in Hobbs, N.M.

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HOBBS, N.M. - Hobbs Police are investigating a shooting that happened last month.

They have the shooter's accomplice but are still looking for the shooter.

Bobby Gibson is charged with accessory to shooting at or from a vehicle.

Back on august 26, Clifton Eagans and Gibson, as his passenger, pulled up next to a white pickup driven by Garret Smith and Prisilla Carrasco.

Smith, the driver of the pickup, told police Eagans said something to him then reached over and shot at him and Carrasco from his SUV.    

Smith was taken to Lea County Medical Center then later airlifted to Lubbock.

He and Carrasco were treated for gunshot wounds.

Police are still looking for Eagans.