HOBBS, NM (KCBD) - Hobbs police now have a suspect in custody after a deadly shooting that killed three people and left four more injured.
19-year-old Bishop Henderson is now in custody, charged with aggravated battery. Police say there may be additional charges pending in this case as they continue their active investigation.
Police say they were called to the 1700 block of E. Bond Street around 12:48 a.m. in reference to a loud party with shots fired.
Police found seven gunshot victims:
Khalil Carter, 18, of Hobbs; Kristal Avena, 24, of Hobbs, and Lamar Lee Kane Jr., 22, of Washington, D.C., sustained critical injuries and died at the scene.
Michael Major, 21, of Florida; Turon Windham, 20, of Chicago, IL; Rontrell Hills, 23, of Louisiana; and Jasmine Stansell, 20, of Amarillo, TX were taken to Lea Regional Medical Center (LRMC).
Two of the victims, Lamar Lee-Kane, Jr. and Rontrell Hills are listed on the men’s basketball roster for University of the Southwest.
Major was treated and released from LRMC. Windham, Hills, and Stansell, were ultimately flown to Lubbock, TX area hospitals where they are being treated for their injuries.
This is an active investigation. If you have any information about this incident police ask that you call the Hobbs Police Department at 575-397-9265 or Lea County Crime Stoppers at 575-393-8005.