Police arrest man for murder in Hobbs shooting death

Posted at: 01/28/2013 10:29 AM
Updated at: 01/28/2013 10:34 AM
By: KOB.com staff

Photo: Emilio Romero
Photo: Emilio Romero

Hobbs police have arrested a man in the shooting death of a Hobbs man Sunday night.

Police say they arrested Emilio Romero, 23, and charged him with murder in the death of Stephen De Moss of Hobbs.

Police responding to a “shots fired” call found a wounded De Moss in the 1900 block of North Blanco at about 5:45 P.M. Sunday.

He was taken to the hospital, where he later died.

Romero has been charged with first-degree murder in the death and is being held in the Hobbs City Jail on a $1 million bond.