Lea County Officials Investigating Overnight Shooting

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

LEA COUNTY, NEW MEXICO - Deputies in Lea County say they're still investigating an overnight shooting.

It happened at 908 South Anderson in Tatum, New Mexico just before three Saturday morning.

The Lea County Sheriff's Department showed up to find Dustin Dossey shot in the stomach.

He was sent to Lubbock for treatment in critical condition.

Hospital officials tell us he is now in serious, but stable condition.

19-year-old Gilbert Gene Ellis, III, is charged with battery with a deadly weapon, and is held on $150,000 bond.