HOBBS, N.M. – One man is recovering after being shot over the weekend.
Hobbs Police tell NewsWest 9, they were called out to the 200 block of West Lea Street in reference to a man being shot.
When officers arrived, they found 39-year-old Gerald Martinez in the backyard of a residence suffering for a gunshot wound.
Martinez was taken to Lea Regional Medical Center and later airlifted to a Lubbock hospital where he is currently in stable condition.
Police are asking anyone with information on this case to call them at (575) 397-9275 or Lea County Crimestoppers at (575) 393-8005.