Five People Shot at Hobbs Bar

HOBBS, NM - Five people are in the hospital after an early morning shooting at a Hobbs Bar.

It happened around 1:20 Saturday morning at the Diamond Lil's Lounge. Police say five people were shot and found in the parking lot and inside the bar. Several vehicles were also shot up.

Police have arrested 27-year-old Bryan Alexander. He is charged with Aggravated Battery. 31-year-old Jimmy Savage Jr. was also arrested on four charges including Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon. Both men could fave more charges.

The shooting could be in retaliation for a shooting on Labor Day in south Hobbs. All five gunshot victims were taken to Lea Regional Hospital. There conditions are not known at this time.