One Injured After Weekend Shooting in Hobbs

One Injured After Weekend Shooting in Hobbs

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

HOBBS, N.M. – One man has been arrested on several charges following a weekend shooting in Hobbs.

Hobbs Police tell NewsWest 9, they were called out to the 1500 block of North Gulf Street just after 9 p.m. Sunday in reference to a report of a shooting and a person suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

When officers arrived on the scene, they found Traune Heckard, 35, of Hobbs with multiple gunshot wounds.

Heckard was taken to Lea Regional Medical Center and later airlifted to a Lubbock hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

An initial investigation revealed that Terin Slade, 19, of Hobbs, had fled the scene on foot wearing a black hooded jacket and carrying a handgun.

About 10 minutes later, police responded to a business in the 1700 block of North Turner when a person matching the suspect's description stole a black 2001 Jeep Cherokee at gunpoint.

Officers later located the vehicle in Hobbs and the vehicle failed to pull over.

Following a short pursuit, Slade fled on foot and was apprehended.

Slade has been arrested and charged with aggravated battery, aggravated assault, robbery, aggravated fleeing a law enforcement officer and aggravated battery upon a police officer.

Slade is currently being held at the Hobbs Municipal Detention Facility with no bond.