Provided by Hobbs Police Department
On January 27, 2018 at approximately 6:00 PM, the Hobbs Police Department responded to the Chili's Restaurant, located at 1810 W. Joe Harvey Blvd., in reference to a large fight with shots fired in the parking lot.
Once officers arrived on scene they learned a subject had suffered a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to Lea Regional Medical Center by a private vehicle prior to officer's arrival. He was later air lifted to a Lubbock area Hospital.
Multiple people involved in the altercation had left the area prior to officer's arrival.
Preliminary information indicates only one subject was armed with a firearm during this incident. Potential witnesses are being interviewed and investigators continue to process the scene for evidence.