Man dead in Hobbs shooting, suspect jailed

Posted at: 11/03/2012 3:15 PM
Updated at: 11/03/2012 8:12 PM
By: The Associated Press

Photo: David Ortiz
Photo: David Ortiz

HOBBS, N.M. (AP) - Police in Hobbs say a 37-year-old man has died of a gunshot wound and a suspect has been jailed on murder charges.
    
Police said in a statement Saturday that officers found Agapito Aragonez suffering from a gunshot wound when they arrived at a home late Friday. Aragonez was taken to a Hobbs hospital and later transferred to a hospital in Lubbock, Texas, where he died.
    
Detectives arrested 51-year-old David Ortiz on an open murder charge. It's not clear if he has a lawyer.
    
Police didn't say what prompted the shooting.

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