Hobbs Man Behind Bars for Attempted Murder of a Security Guard
Staff Report
NewsWest 9

HOBBS, NEW MEXICO - A Hobbs man is behind bars for the attempted murder of a security guard.

Police arrested 49-year-old Humberto Urias Saturday night, just moments after he pulled a .22 caliber handgun and shot 31-year-old Arthur Soso in the chest.

Thanks to a bullet-proof vest he purchased himself, Soso wasn't seriously injured.

The shooting took place when urias showed up at a dance at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church.

According to police, Urias appeared intoxicated and angry.

Soso sprayed him with pepper spray.   That's when Urias allegedly pulled the gun and fired.