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Hobbs Man Found Dead, Police Searching For Two Suspects

HOBBS, NM (KWES) -

An investigation is underway in Hobbs after a man was found dead at a home.

Police say they're searching for two people in connection to the case.

Officers rushed out to the 100 block of West Alston on Thursday night.

When they arrived, they found 27-year-old Orlando Diaz dead from an apparent gunshot wound.

His death is being investigated as a homicide.

Police are searching for 21-year-old Andrew Lopez and 20-year-old Jordan Ward.

Officials tell NewsWest 9, Lopez, who is the victim's brother, is wanted for voluntary manslaughter charges.

Ward is a person of interest.

If you have any information about this incident, call Hobbs Police or the Lea County Crime Stoppers at (575) 393-8005.

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