After a gunfire was reported at a loud house party, New Mexico police found seven people shot, three of whom were found fatally wounded at the scene. The wounded people included a basketball player from a local Christian College. Cops who were investigating the early Sunday shooting in Hobbs arrested a 19-year-old man on a battery charge.
Releasing few other details about the incident, Hobbs police said that all the three fatalities, including University of the Southwest basketball player Lamar Lee Kane Jr, were pronounced dead on the spot. Kane’s roommate, Rontrell Hills of Louisiana was among the four who were fatally wounded.
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John Garcia, another teammate told the Albuquerque Journal that the team is still trying to understand what happened there. He said, “It’s just hard to process all this. It doesn’t seem real. I don’t think it’s really set in with me yet.”The accused arrested by the cops is identified as Bishop Henderson, a local Hobbs resident who was taken into custody Sunday afternoon, about ten hours after the incident.
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