Hobbs newspaper carrier shot while delivering papers
LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - A Hobbs newspaper carrier was shot this morning while delivering newspapers to the community.
The carrier for the Hobbs News-Sun was taken to the hospital for treatment.
“First and foremost, it appears the carrier will be ok and we pray the carrier continues to have a healthy recovery in what early reports appears to be a random act,” the Hobbs News-Sun posted on their Facebook page.
The Hobbs Police Department is still investigating the shooting.
Officials of the Hobbs News-Sun stated papers will not be delivered to portions of southeast Hobbs because of the shooting. Many newspapers were in the carrier’s vehicle and are being taken in as evidence.
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