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Man Behind Bars After Gun Fight in Hobbs


A gun fight in Hobbs landed one man in jail.

Police say 43-year-old Tomas Vargas was one of the shooters.

According to the criminal complaint, Vargas and another person were shooting at each other while driving.

When officers got on scene, they say a parked car had been hit and there were a couple of shell casings in the street.

After getting descriptions of the cars involved in the gun battle, police spotted one of them.

They say it had a bullet hole in the roof.

The report says that's when Vargas began running nearby.

He was caught and hauled off to jail.

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