Portales Man POI in Shooting

A Portales man is being called a person of interest in the shooting death of a Carlsbad man.

Investigators say the body of 38-year-old Rodolfo Murillo was found with multiple gunshot wounds on the Hobbs highway Sunday morning.

A captain with the Carlsbad police says after a search and numerous interviews  Fernando Lopez of Portales was identified as a person of interest.

They are asking anyone with information to contact Eddy County CrimeStoppers at 575-887-1888.