1 dead after being shot during a fight in Hobbs

1 dead after being shot during a fight in Hobbs

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HOBBS, New Mexico -

A man is dead after a domestic dispute in Hobbs. 

Hobbs police responded to a shots fired called near South Donahue and East Dunham on Saturday. Officers found 51-year-old Manuel Salcido-Lopez and 24-year-old Joel Brito with gunshot wounds. 

Police report the two had gotten into a fight and shot each other. Both men were taken to the hospital. Lopez died from his injuries on Sunday. Brito was treated and released. 

They were the only two people involved in the incident, according to police. 

Anyone with information about this incident can contact the Hobbs Police Department at 575-397-9265 or Lea County Crime Stoppers at 575-393-8005.

 

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